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40 Celebs You Probably Didn't Know Attended Black Colleges

Some of entertainments biggest names are HBCU alum.

News flash! Hollywood is full of historically black college and university alums. Tons of recognizable names have studied in the libraries of Spelman, Morehouse, Howard, and Hampton — just to name a few.

So, we've put together a list of celebs who've attended HBCUs. See if any of your faves share your alma mater.

1. Keenen Ivory Wayans

2. K Michelle

3. Keshia Knight Pulliam

4. Wendy Raquel Robinson

5. Anika Noni Rose

6. Wanda Sykes

7. Oprah Winfrey

8. LaTanya Richardson and Samuel L. Jackson

9. Ruben Studdard

10. Sean Combs

11. Lance Gross

12. Emmanuel Lewis

13. Randy Jackson

14. Common

15. Taraji P. Henson

16. Spike Lee

17. Michael Clarke Duncan

18. Erykah Badu

19. Stefan Burnett of Death Grips

20. Eva Marcille

21. Esther Rolle

22. Mase

23. Kim Coles

24. Rick Ross

25. 2 Chainz

26. Gladys Knight

27. Brian McKnight

28. Omarosa Manigault

29. Phylicia Rashad

30. Debbie Allen

31. Wale

32. Garrett Morris

33. David Banner

34. Lionel Richie

35. J.B. Smoove

36. Toni Braxton

37. Kym Whitley

38. Michael Strahan

39. Towanda Braxton

40. Terrence J