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  • J A Walker

    Nice list, but what about Benjamin T. Jealous President and CEO of the NAACP and graduate of Columbia University.

    • Alfred Edmond, Jr.

      Jealous absolutely holds an important and prominent position, but I don’t think even he would classify himself as a celebrity, at least not in the context of this particular post.

      Alfred

    • austin jay

      What about Barrack Obama he went to Harvard

      • Atorr

        he went to Columbia

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  • J

    Great list! However, the entry on Tyra is incorrect. I am a student at Harvard Business School and she is not a two-year MBA student. However, she did pay for and attend the Executive Education program meant for business leaders- these programs range from roughly 3-6 weeks. And it’s still an impressive accomplishment for the model turned media mogul. This should be corrected.

  • ron

    good news to my ears

  • Pauly

    Impressive list, though Tyra Banks’ inclusion for showing up at an executive program takes away from the list.

    - First lady Michelle Obama (Princeton’85)
    - Jazz great Stanley Jordan (Princeton ’81)
    - Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (Yale Law ’74)

    • Z

      Great list, but lets just quietly leave Clarence Thomas off that list please… If he’s a celebrity he’s known in infamy.

  • lecloche

    Don’t forget Dartmouth grad Aisha Tyler.

  • austin jay

    Bill clinton went to yale university

  • austin jay

    who is going to yale please reply with a yes or no or a comment

  • Kevin

    Robinne Lee received a B.A. in Psychology from Yale University, and graduated from Columbia Law.

  • A RICH

    SANAA, RASHIDA!

  • Succesful Sim

    Great list! Very informative and valuable for the younger generation to be privy to.

  • Latest med tech

    Some useful bits of information here, thanks very much!

  • mochaboywndr

    Courtney B. Vance did his undergrad at Harvard and has an MFA from Yale. He met his wife Angela Bassett at Yale, from where she is also a graduate. Rashida Jones is a Harvard grad. Obama went to Columbia and Harvard, and Michelle went to Princeton. Hill Harper graduated magna cum laude from Brown and cum laude from Harvard law. Sanaa Lathan is a grad of both UC Berkeley and Yale. Aisha Tyler is a Dartmouth grad. John Legend is a Penn grad. Joy Bryant is a Yale alum.

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