10 Black Celebrities Who Attended Ivy League Schools

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HILL HARPER 	Brown University 	BA, Theatre 	Class of ’88  	Harvard University Law School 	MA and JD, Public Administration 	Class of ’92  Pursuing an acting career upon his undergraduate graduation, Harper began making a name for himself in theater and film. First playing an extra in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X, the actor became a supporting actor in He Got Game (1998) and The Skulls (2000). Four years later, Harper acquired a leading role in CSI: NY as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes. He also made waves on stage, starring in Off-Broadway shows such as Our Handsome Captain, Freeman, and David Mamet's American Buffalo. He is also a member Boston's Black Folk's Theater Company. But one of the most interesting facts of all, Harper was a classmate of President Barack Obama at Harvard Law.

HILL HARPER Brown University BA, Theatre Class of ’88 Harvard University Law School…

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