Notable HBCU Alumni

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Morehouse College

Thurgood Marshall – Lincoln University and Howard University

Jerry Rice – Mississippi State University

Jesse Jackson – North Carolina A&T University

Langston Hughes – Lincoln University

Booker T. Washington – Hampton University

Smokie Norful – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs – Howard University

Toni Morrison – Howard University

Taraji P. Henson – Howard University

Keshia Knight Pullium – Spelman College

Samuel L. Jackson – Morehouse College

Kamala Harris – Howard University

Spike Lee – Morehouse College

Erykah Badu – Grambling State University

Oprah Winfrey – Tennessee State University

Yolanda Adams – Texas Southern University

Wanda Sykes – Hampton University

Lionel Ritchie – Tuskegee University

Toni Braxton – Bowie State University

Chadwick Bosman – Howard University

Nikki Giovanni – Fisk University

Michael Strahan – Texas Southern University

Phylicia Rashad – Howard University

Debbie Allen – Howard University