On Feb. 28, 2018, Sen. Gregory joined fellow Legislative Black Caucus members at the unveiling ceremony for the portrait of the Honorable William Webb Ferguson. It is the first oil painting of an African American to be displayed in the Capitol Building.

From left to right: Sen. Vincent Gregory, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kurt Wilder, Former State Senator Samuel “Buzz” Thomas, Dr. Laura Thomas and Governor Rick Snyder. Former Senator Thomas and Dr. Thomas are descendants of William Webb Ferguson.

Senator Vincent Gregory with the portrait of the Honorable William Webb Ferguson. This is the first portrait of an African American in the State Capitol Building.