We celebrate our Black History by highlighting some of the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fames distinguished list of over 300 Hall of Famers who have been enshrined into the Hall of Fame since 1986: including such notables as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, Walter Payton, Leontyne Price, Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall, Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Andrew Young, Will Packard and Nancy Wilson.
The Hall of Fame is a 501 (c) 3 dedicated to the growth and development of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation continues its mission to be a catalyst to serve as a catalyst and partner for ensuring the stability, strength and excellence of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Our aim is to advance the reality that HBCUs are valuable treasures and critical resources that help transform the seeds of potentiality into the fruits of possibility.
Emmanuel Lewis | 2005 | ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Clark Atlanta University
Phylicia Rashad | 1988 | ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Howard University
Reverend C. T. Vivian | 2014 | CHAIRMAN’S AWARD | Western Illinois University
Lionel Richie | 1987 | ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Tuskegee University
Janice Howroyd | 2015 | BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY | North Carolina A&T State University
Herman J. Russell | 1986 | BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY | Tuskegee University
Curley M. Dossman, Jr. | 2019 | CHAIRMAN’S AWARD | Morehouse College
Dr. Valerie R. Daniels-Carter | 2019 | BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY | Lincoln University of Missouri
Edith McGuire-Duvall | 2009 | ATHLETICS | Tennessee State University
Hamilton Bohannon | 2017 | CHAIRMAN’S AWARD | Clark Atlanta University
Walter Payton | 1988 | ATHLETICS | Jackson State University
Gregory Baranco | 2002 | BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY | Southern University
Roderick Broadway | 2018 | CHAIRMAN’S AWARD | North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Dr. Catana Starks | 2014 | ATHLETICS | Tennessee State University
Leontyne Price | 1986 | ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Central State University
Jerry Rice | 2018 | ATHLETICS | Mississippi Valley State University
Valerie Montgomery Rice | 2017 | MEDICINE | Morehouse School of Medicine
Dr. Mable Parker McLean | 2017 | LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT | Barber Scotia College
Honorable Andrew Young | 1993 | GOVERNMENT AND LAW | Howard University
Xernona Clayton | 1992 | COMMUNITY SERVICE | Tennessee State University