List of famous alumni from Benedict College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Benedict College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Benedict College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Benedict College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Benedict College.
List features graduates like Septima Poinsette Clark, Jack B. Johnson, and many moreThis list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Benedict College?” and “Which celebrities are Benedict College alumni?”
- Photo: Metaweb (FB)Septima Poinsette Clark (May 3, 1898 – December 15, 1987) was a black American educator and civil rights activist. Clark developed the literacy and citizenship workshops that played an important role in the drive for voting rights and civil rights for African Americans in the Civil Rights Movement. Septima Clark's work was commonly under-appreciated by Southern male activists. She became known as the "Queen mother" or "Grandmother" of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Martin Luther King, Jr. commonly referred to Clark as "The Mother of the Movement". Clark's argument for her position in the Civil Rights Movement was one that claimed "knowledge could empower marginalized... more
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainJack Bruce Johnson (born April 3, 1949) is a former American politician and lawyer. He was a Maryland state's attorney and was, from 2002 to 2010, the county executive of Prince George's County, Maryland. He was elected state's attorney in November 1994 and served as county executive from December 2002 to December 2010. On November 12, 2010, both Johnson and his wife were indicted on federal charges as part of a larger political corruption scandal in the county.On May 17, 2011, Johnson pleaded guilty to extortion and witness- and evidence-tampering. He served most of his seven-year and three-month sentence at the Cumberland Federal Correctional Institution, with prisoner number 52777-037.... more
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Modjeska Monteith SimkinsModjeska Monteith Simkins (December 5, 1899 – April 9, 1992) was an important leader of African-American public health reform, social reform and the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina.... more
Harold A. StevensHarold Arnoldus Stevens (October 19, 1907 – November 9, 1990) was an African-American lawyer and former judge who served on the New York Court of General Sessions and New York Court of Appeals.... more