Elisa Lam was a 21-year-old tourist whose 2013 disappearance and death at the Cecil Hotel received widespread attention. Her death was ruled accidental, but there are still unanswered questions about what happened to her.
Elizabeth Carmichael promised to revolutionize the automotive industry with a fuel-efficient car called the Dale, but the vehicle was never manufactured. While facing fraud charges, she was publicly revealed to be a transgender woman.
Fred Hampton was a leader in the Black Panther Party who was harassed and targeted by local law enforcement and the FBI, resulting in his murder during a police raid on his apartment on December 4, 1969.
Charley Pride was one of the few Black country musicians to have had considerable success in the largely white country music industry and was only the second Black musician to perform at the Grand Ole Opry.
Cedric Richmond is a former five-term U.S. congressman from Louisiana. After co-chairing Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign, he was named the president-elect's senior advisor and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.