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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?”
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Arthur Shores

Arthur Davis Shores was an American civil rights attorney who was considered Alabama's "drum major for justice". ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1904-1996)

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America


Calvin C. Hernton

Calvin Coolidge Hernton was an American sociologist, poet and author, particularly renowned for his 1965 study Sex and Racism in America. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1932-2001)

Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America


Margaret Bush Wilson

Margaret Bush Wilson was an American activist. Wilson broke many barriers as an African-American woman throughout her professional career. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, she successfully managed a St. Louis law firm for over 40 years. Wilson was in the second class of the Lincoln University of Missouri School of Law, which had one other woman enrolled. She passed the bar and was the second African-American woman admitted to practice in Missouri. In 1946, Wilson’s father, James T. Bush, a real estate broker, was instrumental in helping the J.D. Shelley family buy a home. The family was later ordered out of the home when the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that the racial restrictive covenant ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1919-2009)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Wynona Moore Lipman was an American Democratic Party politician who represented the 29th Legislative District in the New Jersey Senate. Lipman became the first African-American woman to be elected to the Senate when she won her seat in 1971, and her 27 years of service made her the Senate's longest-serving member at the time of her death. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1923-1999)

Birthplace: Troup County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, LaGrange, + more

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