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Famous Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and be of some renown.

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

List below includes Tupac Shakur, Sam Cassell and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Paul Laurence Dunbar High School?” and “Which celebrities are Paul Laurence Dunbar High School alumni?”
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    Tupac Amaru Shakur ( TOO-pahk shə-KOOR; born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Much of Shakur's work has been noted for addressing contemporary social issues that plagued inner cities, and he is considered a symbol of resistance and activism against inequality.Shakur was born in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City but relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1988. He later moved to Los Angeles in 1993 to further pursue his music career. By the time he released his debut album 2Pacalypse Now in 1991, he had...  more
    • Profession: Record producer, Poet, Songwriter, Rapper, Screenwriter
    • Age: Dec. at 25 (1971-1996)
    • Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, USA, New York

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    Tyrone Curtis "Muggsy" Bogues (born January 9, 1965) is a retired American basketball player. The shortest player ever to play in the National Basketball Association, the 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m) Bogues played point guard for four teams during his 14-season career in the NBA. Although best known for his ten seasons with the Charlotte Hornets, Bogues also played for the Washington Bullets, Golden State Warriors, and Toronto Raptors. After his NBA career, he served as head coach of the now-defunct WNBA team Charlotte Sting....  more
    • Profession: Basketball player, Coach, Actor
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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    Robert Mack Bell (born July 6, 1943) is an American lawyer and jurist from Baltimore, Maryland. From 1996 to 2013, he served as Chief Judge on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state. He was the first African American to hold the position. At 16 years old, Bell was the lead plaintiff in Bell v. Maryland, a case that ultimately helped push the U.S. toward desegregation. Bell served as a judge at every level of the Maryland court system; and on July 6, 2013, reached the state's mandatory retirement age of 70 years for appellate and circuit court judges....  more
    • Profession: Judge
    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  • Reggie Lewis (November 21, 1965 – July 27, 1993) was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Boston Celtics from 1987 to 1993....  more
    • Profession: Basketball player
    • Age: Dec. at 27 (1965-1993)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

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