John A. James

Inducted 2024

John A. James, a pioneer in the commercial trucking industry, played a crucial role in opening doors for minorities who were previously excluded. Through a series of court battles and relentless advocacy, James became the first African American to transport goods within Michigan and across state lines.  James Group International stands as an award-winning leader in logistics and automotive services, a testament to its enduring impact.  

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Class of 2024

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