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Famous Morehouse College Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 30.5k views120 items

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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Morehouse College?” and “Which celebrities are Morehouse College alumni?”
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    Samuel L. Jackson

    Television producer, Film Producer
    Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer. A...  more

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Civil rights activist, Writer
    Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and...  more

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  • 3

    Herman Cain

    Businessperson, Politician
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    Spike Lee

    Television director, Television producer
    Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer,...  more

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    Saul Williams

    Poet, Musician
    Saul Stacey Williams (born February 29, 1972) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter,...  more
  • 6

    Maynard Jackson

    Businessperson, Politician
    Maynard Holbrook Jackson Jr. (March 23, 1938 – June 23, 2003) was an American politician and...  more
  • 7

    Louis Wade Sullivan

    Politician, Physician
    Louis Wade Sullivan (born November 3, 1933) is an active health policy leader, minority health...  more
  • 8

    Babatunde Olatunji

    Educator, Musician
    Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social...  more
  • 9

    Walter E. Massey

    Businessperson, Physicist
    Walter E. Massey (born April 5, 1938) is an American educator, physicist, and executive. He is...  more
  • 10

    Earl F. Hilliard

    Politician
    Earl Frederick Hilliard (born April 9, 1942) is an American politician from the U.S. state of...  more
  • 11

    Major Owens

    Librarian, Politician
    Major Robert Odell Owens (June 28, 1936 – October 21, 2013) was a New York politician and a...  more
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    George William Crockett Jr. (August 10, 1909 – September 7, 1997) was an African-American...  more
  • 13

    Sanford Bishop

    Politician, Lawyer
    Sanford Dixon Bishop Jr. (born February 4, 1947) is an American politician serving as the U.S....  more
  • 14

    Martin Luther King III

    Activist, Lawyer
    Martin Luther King III (born October 23, 1957) is an American human rights advocate and...  more
  • 15

    Julian Bond

    Politician, Actor
    Horace Julian Bond (January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015) was an American social activist and...  more

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    Kenneth Dunkin

    Politician, Social Worker
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  • 17
    William Goldwyn Nunn III (October 20, 1953 – September 24, 2016) was an American actor known...  more
  • 18
    Hamilton E. Holmes (8 July 1941 – 26 October 1995) was an American orthopedic physician. He...  more
  • 19

    David Satcher

    Physician
    David Satcher, (born March 2, 1941) is an American physician, and public health administrator....  more
  • 20

    Lerone Bennett, Jr.

    Editor, Journalist
    Lerone Bennett Jr. (October 17, 1928 – February 14, 2018) was an African-American scholar,...  more
  • 21

    Dale E. Jones

    Businessperson
    Dale E. Jones serves as an Executive Vice President for Leadership Development of Revolution...  more
  • 22

    Martin Luther King, Sr.

    Activist, Minister of religion
    Martin Luther King Sr. (born Michael King; December 19, 1899 – November 11, 1984) was an...  more
  • 23

    Michael Lomax

    Professor
    Dr. Michael Lucius Lomax (born October 2, 1947 in Los Angeles, California) is, since 2004, the...  more
  • 24

    Rockmond Dunbar

    Television producer, Film Producer
    Rockmond Dunbar (born January 11, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles...  more
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    Jerome Boger

    Referee, American Football Official
    Jerome Leonard Boger ( BOH-gər; born 1955) is an American football official in the National...  more