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22 Celebrities You May Not Have Known Attended an HBCU

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Toni Morrison
The Nobel Prize winner attended Howard University, one of the historically black colleges and universities in the United States. She majored in English and chose the classics for her minor.

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Wendy Raquel Robinson
The actress, known for her role in the BET TV show The Game, attended Howard University, where she graduated cum laude.

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Nikki Giovanni
The famed poet entered Fisk University in 1960.

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Erykah Badu
Singer Erykah Badu attended Grambling University, where she studied performing arts.

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7 thoughts on “22 Celebrities You May Not Have Known Attended an HBCU

  1. William Terry Sutphin says:

    I'm first.

  2. Crystal Ogilvie says:

    Kim Whitley attended Fisk University…..

  3. Safisha Nzingha Hill says:

    Pay attention to the words….attended..studied… earned..and graduated… the latter two means completion.

  4. Mack Cauthen says:

    Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, Melvin B. Tolson, Kwame Nkrumah, and Benjamin Azikiwe graduated from Lincoln University. Gil Scott-Heron attended Lincoln University.

  5. Mack Cauthen says:

    Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, Melvin B. Tolson, Kwame Nkrumah, and Benjamin Azikiwe graduated from Lincoln University. Gil Scott-Heron attended Lincoln University.

  6. Chaplain Nate says:

    Attorney Vernon Jordan is a graduate of Howard Law school.

  7. T'Keya Christal (that's so raven, proud family) graduated from Florida A&M University

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