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Tabitha Brown Awarded Honorary Doctorate, Keeps Her Promise To Her Father To Return To Fashion — 'You Never Stopped Believing In Me'

Tabitha Brown kept a decades-old promise to her father and she earned an honorary degree to prove it!

Jun 8, 2023

E-40 Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree From Grambling State University

It’s a big day for E-40! The rap legend has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Grambling State University.

May 12, 2023

Class Of 2022: A List Of Black Celebrities That You Can Now Call 'Doctor' From Now On

Climbing toward the top of the ladder through sports, entertainment, or the world of fashion, opens doors. One of those doors is education, specifically earning honorary doctorates from an accredited institution or university. The feat highlights the contributions of people who are breaking barriers and inspiring others. This year, entertainers Stevie Wonder, Ludacris, and Angela Bassett, are just a few names who have forged a path beyond their respective industries and can collectively toast to earning their doctorate titles.  

Jul 26, 2022

Angela Bassett Earns Honorary Doctorate From Old Dominion University

Angela Bassett has received another distinction. The prolific actress and Oscar nominee has received an honorary doctorate from Old Dominion University (ODU) in Virginia, People reports. The achievement was given to Bassett the same weekend she presented the keynote speech for ODU’s commencement ceremony.

May 10, 2022