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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Cheyney University of Pennsylvania alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 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 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Marcus Foster and Bayard Rustin.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania?” and “Which celebrities are Cheyney University of Pennsylvania alumni?”
Marcus Foster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania Alumni
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Marcus Aurelius Foster was an African-American educator who gained a national reputation for educational excellence while serving as principal of Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as Associate Superintendent of Schools in Philadelphia, and as the first black Superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District in Oakland, California. Foster was murdered in 1973 by members of the Symbionese Liberation Army. ...more

Age: Died at 50 (1923-1973)

Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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Bayard Rustin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania Alumni
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Bayard Rustin was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights. He was born and raised in Pennsylvania, where his family was involved in civil rights work. In 1936, he moved to Harlem, New York City and earned a living as a nightclub and stage singer, and continued activism for civil rights. In the pacifist groups Fellowship of Reconciliation and the War Resisters League, Rustin practiced nonviolence. He was a leading activist of the early 1947–1955 Civil Rights Movement, helping to initiate a 1947 Freedom Ride to challenge, with civil disobedience, the racial segregation issue related to interstate busing. He recognized Martin Luther King, ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1912-1987)

Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Jim Vance is an American television news anchor. He originally studied to be a teacher and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Cheyney University in Cheyney, Pennsylvania. ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Ardmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Ed Bradley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania Alumni
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Edward Rudolph "Ed" Bradley, Jr. was an American journalist, best known for 26 years of award-winning work on the CBS News television program 60 Minutes. During his earlier career he also covered the fall of Saigon, was the first black television correspondent to cover the White House, and anchored his own news broadcast, CBS Sunday Night News with Ed Bradley. He received several awards for his work including the Peabody, the National Association of Black Journalists Lifetime Achievement Award, and 19 Emmy Awards. ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1941-2006)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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