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22 Celebrities You May Not Have Known Attended an HBCU


Langston Hughes
The famous Black writer who emerged during the Harlem Renaissance finished his college education at Lincoln University.

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Alice Walker
The novelist, poet and activist attended Spelman College on a state scholarship.

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K. Michelle
The singer and reality TV star went to Florida A&M University on a music scholarship where she earned a degree in psychology.


Samuel L. Jackson
The actor graduated from Morehouse College in 1972. He majored in acting.

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