The HBCU Alums Making Moves Today Pt. 1

The HBCU Alums Making Moves Today Pt. 1

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We know Dr. King and Thurgood Marshall went to HBCUs but who are the HBCU alums shifting the culture today? Please correct the assumption that HBCUs only produced Black leaders in the past. Right now HBCU alums are making moves and doing it in a very big way. There’s no way to bring you an exhaustive list – we’re only presenting a small sample from each school – and there’s certainly no way to do it all in one post. Consider this part 1:

*Cheyney University

James Lindsay, Rap Snacks Founder & CEO


*Hampton university 

Wanda Sykes 

Brandon Mychal Smith

DJ Envy


*Norfolk State University

J.B. Smoove


*Virginia State University 

Deshauna barber


*South Carolina State University 

Kára Temple

Jim Clyburn


*Benedict College 

Mike Cotler 


*Texas Southern University

 Michael Strahan

 Meg Thee Stallion

 Yolanda Adams 


*Prairie View A & M

 Kirko Bangz 

 Loni Love


 Marcel Spears 

 DJ Chose 


*Tennessee State University


Fisk University

Matthew Knowles


*North Carolina A&T University

Terrence J


*Winston-Salem State University

Chico Bean

Louis Farrakhan

Stephen A. Smith


*Central State University

Omarosa Onee Manigault Newman


*Wilberforce University

Floyd Flake


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