He is also an actor who has portrayed Thurgood Marshall (“Thurgood is Coming”), A. Philip Randolph, W.E.B. DuBois, Cab Calloway, Frederick Douglass and Howard Thurman.

Dr. Henderson was a Kellogg National Fellow and a Ford Foundation, National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and the International City Management Association. He received his A.B., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He currently lives in Claremont, Virginia.