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Jacque Reid is a leading radio and television journalist, born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her Bachelor's degree in print journalism from Clark Atlanta University, and a Master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Thank you, Jacque Reid for being an outstanding example of an HBCU woman, and for being HBCU Made!
Ruth E. Carter is an Academy Award winning costume designer for the film and TV industry. Born and raised in Massachusetts, she graduated from Hampton University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. We salute Ruth E. Carter as an exemplar of the HBCU spirit of excellence and legacy, and for being HBCU Made.
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was born May 11, 1933 in The Bronx, NY and has been the leader of the Nation of Islam for 42 years and counting. Although his journey has not been without controversy, Minister Farrakhan has long been a political activist for black communities. We salute Minister Louis Farrakhan for being HBCU Made!