Unsung Heroine:
Dr. Gloria Herndon

After more than forty-five years as a public servant and entrepreneur, Dr. Gloria Herndon has lived a notable life worthy of appreciation. Dr. Herndon was born to a father whose own parents were a sharecropper and a midwife. Her businesswoman and activist mother’s parents were self-liberated slaves. Raised as one of fourteen children, Dr. Herndon grew up in a household that valued education, community involvement and spiritual engagement through the church.