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Yellowhammer State is filled with great African American leaders from the past, present, and future. We thank our West Alabama community partners, the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Delta Phi Lambda Chapter, and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Eta Xi Omega Chapter, for their continued support.

Black History Maker of Alabama - Senator Robert L. Stewart

Canva, Robert L. Stewart
Canva, Robert L. Stewart


Senator Robert L. Stewart is a native of the historic Selma, Alabama. Earning an academic scholarship to Tuskegee University, he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in May 2012.

“Black History to me means embracing an inspirational, enduring legacy of resilience to forge ahead to the future.” - Senator Robert L. Stewart

In July 2016, he earned a Master’s Degree from Kennesaw State University. In November 2022 He was elected Alabama State Senator representing District 23 and has the district of currently being the youngest Alabama state senator. Also he is Vice Chairman of the Senate Minority Caucus.

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2023 Black History Makers of Alabama

2022 Black History Makers of Alabama

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