Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Inductee

Charles Phillips at the Governor's Mansion.Charles Phillips at the Governor’s Mansion in 2012 for his induction into The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame.

Founded in 1992, The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame was created to recognize the brightest African Americans with roots in Arkansas. Since it’s founding, the Hall of Fame has recognized and honored six individuals each year from a variety of endeavors to recognize them for their contributions to their respective fields, African-American culture, and the entire country. Among the first honorees was poet and activist Maya Angelou. In 2012, the foundation honored Infor CEO and international business leader Charles Phillips.