Famous Talladega College Alumni

List Rules
People on this list must have gone to Talladega College and be of some renown.

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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Talladega College?” and “Which celebrities are Talladega College alumni?”

  • Arthur Shores

    Arthur Shores

    Arthur Davis Shores (September 25, 1904 – December 16, 1996) was an American civil rights attorney who was considered Alabama's "drum major for justice".
  • Calvin C. Hernton

    Calvin C. Hernton

    Writer
    • Age: Dec. at 69 (1932-2001)
    • Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee
    Calvin Coolidge Hernton (April 28, 1932 — September 30, 2001) was an American sociologist, poet and author, particularly renowned for his 1965 study Sex and Racism in America, which has been ...more
  • Margaret Bush Wilson

    Margaret Bush Wilson

    Lawyer
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1919-2009)
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
    Margaret Bush Wilson (January 30, 1919 – August 11, 2009) was an American activist. Wilson broke many barriers as an African-American woman throughout her professional career.
  • Wynona Lipman
    Politician
    • Age: Dec. at 76 (1923-1999)
    • Birthplace: LaGrange, Georgia, United States of America
    Wynona Moore Lipman (1923 – May 9, 1999) was an American Democratic Party politician who represented the 29th Legislative District in the New Jersey Senate. Lipman became the first African-American ...more
  • Herman H. Long

    Herman H. Long

    Herman Hodge Long (May 2, 1912 – August 8, 1976) was an American college administrator and author of several pioneering studies dealing with race relations who served as president of his alma mater, ...more
  • Theodore K. Lawless

    Theodore K. Lawless

    Theodore Kenneth (T.K.) Lawless (December 6, 1892 – May 1, 1971) was an African-American dermatologist, medical researcher, and philanthropist. He was a skin specialist, and is known for work related ...more