Historically Black Colleges and Universities are pretty much synonymous with greatness. It is no accident that HBCUs graduate African American students in science, medicine and mathematics at a much higher percentage than at other institutions of higher learning, and that a higher percentage of students go onto to become prominent figures or go on to enjoy award-winning careers in a plethora of occupations.
Rolling out scribe Amir Shaw has already pointed out the famous grads from Howard and Morehouse. That got me thinking about the distinguished personalities who attended and/or graduated from the entire HBCU network of prestigious institutions nationwide.
Here is a list of famous HBCU graduates: