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Archives for: November 2013

Florida Memorial University – 1879

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Florida Memorial University, the only HBCU in South Florida, is the product of an institutional merger in 1941 between the Florida Baptist Institute, and the Florida Baptist Academy. It became Florida Memorial University (FMU) in December 2004, with 41 undergraduate degree programs, and graduate programs in education and business administration. It is fu »

Wiley College – 1873

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Wiley College, located in Marshall, Texas was founded in 1873 and is one of the oldest predominantly black colleges west of Mississippi River. Through the tradition of educational excellence and leadership, Wiley College became a pathway to scholarship, a vista of values, and bulwark of integrity. Wiley College is committed to providing students with a bro »

Morehouse College – 1867

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Founded in 1867 as the August Institute in Augusta, Georgia, Morehouse College is the nation’s largest liberal arts college for men. Named in honor of Henry Lyman Morehouse, the 66-acre campus is located three miles southwest of downtown Atlanta. Morehouse graduates approximately 500 students each year, historically conferring bachelor’s degrees on mor »

Johnson C. Smith University – 1867

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Johnson C. Smith University is an urban university located in Charlotte. The University is known for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology and offers a progressive curriculum with 23 fields of study to a diverse student body of more than 1,600 students. The College of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics ranks 18 »

Lincoln University – 1854

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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania was founded April, 1854, as Ashmun Institute. The school was renamed Lincoln University in 1866 after President Abraham Lincoln. From its beginnings, Lincoln has attracted a diverse and international student body from the Pennsylvania community and around the world. The university first admitted women students in 1952 and »

Angela Bassett

admin Nov 1, 2013 0 Comments Posted in: 2014 Trailblazers

Alluring audiences with emotionally tinged performances is Angela Bassett’s signature. She personifies dignity and pride whenever she performs. Her talent and abilities have repeatedly earned respect and acclaim from her peers and fans, making her one of the industry’s premier leading ladies. Angela recently appeared in Antoine Fuqua’s “Olympus »

Sherri Shepherd

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Whether on stage or screen, Daytime Emmy Award-winner Sherri Shepherd’s magnetic personality and hilarious sense of humor never fails to delight audiences. In August 2009, Sherri and her fellow hosts of The View won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host and they were chosen as part of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by T »

Kym Whitley

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Raised in both Khartoum, Sudan and Cleveland, Ohio, introduced to the world by Hollywood, California, Kym E. Whitley is a hilarious, skilled, dynamic, quadruple-threat actress, producer, director and stand-up comedienne. After a lot of scene stealing, Kym became a staple on television, guest starring on such popular programs as “Grey’s Anatomy,” HBO »

Earl Jones

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Earl Jones brings more than 25 years of media experience to his responsibility as Market President of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Chicago with seven multi-formatted radio stations, reaching five million radio listeners weekly. Earl Jones’ mission is to create radio stations that entertain and educate our community. The same mission translates »

Dwyane Wade

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Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr., known as “D-Wade” or “Flash,” was born to Dwyane Sr. and Jolinda Wade on January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois. In his junior year, he emerged as his high school team’s new star player averaging 20.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. His success continued into his senior year averaging 27 points and 11 rebounds per game. »

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