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Can You Guess Which Black College These Celebs Went To?

A test every HBCU graduate should be able to pass because our schools brag about them all the time.

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  1. Wanda Sykes
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    Wanda Sykes
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    Debbie Allen
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    Debbie Allen
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    Wrong!

    Wanda Sykes went to Hampton University and graduated with a degree in marketing.

  2. Tamar Braxton
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    Tamar Braxton
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    K. Michelle
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    K. Michelle
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    Wrong!

    K. Michelle attended Florida A&M University on a music scholarship she received after yodeling at her audition.

  3. Terrence J
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    Terrence J
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    Lance Gross
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    Lance Gross
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    Wrong!

    Terrence J went to North Carolina A&T where he served as student government association president.

  4. Taraji P. Henson
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    Taraji P. Henson
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    Gabrielle Union
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    Gabrielle Union
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    Taraji went to Howard University, where she graduated with a degree in theater.

    The actress also briefly attended North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where she studied electrical engineering.

  5. Raven Symone
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    Raven Symone
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    Keshia Knight Pulliam
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    Keshia Knight Pulliam
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    Keshia pursued a degree in sociology at Spelman College.

  6. Denzel Washington
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    Denzel Washington
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    Samuel L. Jackson
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    Samuel L. Jackson
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    Wrong!

    Sam went to Morehouse and initially majored in marine biology before switching to dramatic arts.

    Fun Fact: Denzel Washington's son John David went to Morehouse.

  7. Michael Strahan
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    Michael Strahan
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    Steve Harvey
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    Steve Harvey
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    Wrong!

    Michael went to Texas Southern University on an athletic scholarship.

  8. Tyler Perry
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    Tyler Perry
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    Oprah
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    Oprah
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Oprah studied communications at Tennessee State University, where she received a full scholarship (obvi).

  9. Tracee Ellis Ross
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    Tracee Ellis Ross
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    Erykah Badu
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    Erykah Badu
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    Wrong!

    Erykah studied theater at Grambling State University before leaving to pursue music.

Can You Guess Which Black College These Celebs Went To?

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