Notable alumni: A.G. Ford (Illustration, 2006)

A.G. Ford is the New York Times best-selling illustrator of Barack by Jonah Winter and Desmond and the Very Mean Word by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams. He has won two NAACP Image Awards, and his clients include HarperCollins, Candlewick Press, Black Enterprise and Simon & Schuster. One of his latest books is My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King III.