Ezell Blair, Jr. (Jibreel Khazan)

A Greensboro native, Ezell Blair graduated from Dudley High School and received a B.S. in sociology from North Carolina A&T State University in 1963. While a student at A&T, Blair was president of the junior class, the student government association, the campus NAACP and the Greensboro Congress for Racial Equality. He attended law school at Howard University and then became a member of the New England Islamic Center. He now goes by the name of Jibreel Khazan.

Khazan currently works with developmentally disabled people in New Bedford, Mass. He has also worked with the AFL-CIO Trade Council in Boston, the Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), as well as the Rodman Job Corps Center. He is married to the former Lorraine France George of New Bedford. They have three children, one of whom graduated from A&T.

Source: International Civil Rights Center & Museum