22 Celebrities You May Not Have Known Attended an HBCU

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Jacque Reid
The journalist, who currently co-hosts New York Live, attended Clark Atlanta University, where she pursued journalism.

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Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. King attended Morehouse College, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology.

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Jerry Rice
The former NFL wide receiver enrolled at Mississippi Valley State University in 1981.

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Oprah Winfrey
The media mogul attended Tennessee State University on a full scholarship where she majored in speech communications and performing arts.