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Southern University and A&M College class of 1972
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Abraham Bolden
Abraham Bolden is a Lincoln University (MO) alum, Class of 1956, who was the first African American Secret Service Agent and author. Bolden served on the Secret Service Detail ...more
Posted by ryan rogers • 2,859 Views • April 4th, 2018
Chadwick Boseman
Check out this quick video about the star of the blockbuster film "Black Panther" starring HBCU Grad (Howard University) Chadwick Boseman! Chadwick graduated from Howard University ...more
Posted by Will Moss • 6,219 Views • March 12th, 2018
Tangi Miller
Tangi Miller is a storm brewing in the film industry. A storm that no matter how much the weathermen predict and warn you about it, you will still end up in the eye of it. But t ...more
Posted by Robert Walker • 5,069 Views • November 6th, 2016
Chandra Davis aka
Chandra Davis, aka London Charles and Deelishis, is an American model, and was a reality show contestant. She is best known as the winner of VH1's hit reality TV show Flavor of Lov ...more
Posted by Reggie Culpepper • 14,152 Views • June 4th, 2015
John W. Thompson
Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus John W. Thompson was appointed the independent chairman of computer software giant Microsoft Corp., replacing company founder Bill Gates. ...more
Posted by Will Moss • 18,483 Views • April 3rd, 2014
Das EFX
Das EFX is an American hip hop duo. It consists of emcees Dray (also known as Krazy Drayz, born Andre Weston, September 9, 1970) and Skoob (also known as Books, born William "Willi ...more
Posted by Will Moss • 11,972 Views • March 28th, 2014
Wale
Did you know that rapper Wale attended 2 HBCUs!? Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale (/ˈwɔːleɪ/ WAW-l ...more
Posted by Will Moss • 15,809 Views • March 27th, 2014
Jeh Johnson
Secretary Jeh Johnson Jeh Charles Johnson was sworn in on December 23, 2013 as the fourth Secretary of Homeland Security. Prior to joining DHS, Secretary Johnson served as Gener ...more
Posted by Reggie Culpepper • 5,906 Views • February 26th, 2014
Roslyn Smith - Bennett College for Women
Roslyn Smith, Educator, Civil Rights Activist, was born in Princeton, West Virginia, the fifth of six children. Her mother was a domestic and her father was a railroad laborer. She ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 7,090 Views • December 29th, 2012
Dr. Hattie Caldwell - Bennett College for Women
Hattie retired from the US Department of Energy in 2008. Since then she has continued to pursue her interest in promoting and implementing technology programs the world over while ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 5,712 Views • December 19th, 2012
Maidie Norman - Bennett College for Women
Personal Information Born Maidie Ruth Gamble, October 16, 1912, Villa Rica, GA; died May 2, 1998; daughter of Louis Gamble and Lila Gamble; married McHenry Norman; one son, McH ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 8,186 Views • December 19th, 2012
Dr. Linda Beatrice Brown - Bennett College for Women
Dr. Linda Beatrice Brown - Author, Educator, Civil Rights activist- was born in Akron, Ohio. She is a graduate of Bennett College where she majored in French and English and gradu ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 6,776 Views • December 19th, 2012
Gladys Robinson - Bennett College for Women
Gladys Robinson is a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 28. Robinson joined the Senate in 2011 after winning election on November 2, 2010. ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 5,413 Views • December 13th, 2012
Amikka Smith - Bennett College for Women
Amikka Smith was born in Detroit, Mich., and has three siblings. Known by her family as the talkative child, she took an interest in communications as she matriculated through grad ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 6,253 Views • November 9th, 2012
Dr. Glendora McIlwain Putnam - Bennett College for Women
Glendora McIlwain Putnam graduated from Bennett College, named a "Living Legend" by the Museum of African American History, dedicated her career to civil rights law. Putnam's work ...more
Posted by latoya taylor • 6,814 Views • November 4th, 2012