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There is so much to be learned by attending an HBCU. It can be argued that there are certain experiences and lessons you can have at an HBCU that you may possibly miss out on if you attend a predominately white institution.

HBCUs have given us some of the greatest in sports and entertainment. Many of our favorite celebrities attended a historically black college or university and have ended up changing the world in massive ways. Let’s take a look at 10 HBCU alumni and a few quotes from them that will help get you through your everyday life.



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He may not have graduated but Sean “Diddy” Combs attended Howard University for two years. The rest is history and he went on to be one of the top two earning acts in hip hop.

Quote: “Challenges build character. Who you are is a sum total of your life experiences. If you were never challenged, you would never learn resilience. And if you never learned resilience you’d never make it to the heights you are headed towards.”

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