Induction Ceremony

Sixteen Black college graduates were inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame during the 30th Anniversary Weekend. Notable among the inductees were the Jones Brothers, which consist of six brothers (the only know family in the world) where six siblings played a professional sport. Also prominent among the inductees were former New York Mayor, David Dinkins; former surgeon general, Regina Benjamin; film producer, Will Packer; renowned musician, Will Downing; community service activist, Elisabeth Omilami; Brigadier General, Clara Adams-Ender; the first African American to own a company that exceeds two billion in annual revenue, Janice Howroyd; and the Honorable Tommie Colbert, Sr.. Atlanta retired television news anchor Monica Kaufman Pearson of WSB TV, served as the emcee, and jazz saxophonist Mike Philipps provided entertainment.

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Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The National Black College Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors those outstanding individuals in our community who are graduates of HBCUs and represent great achievements.
Below are the 2015 Categories and the inductees with the college or university they represent:

ARTS / ENTERTAINMENT

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Will Downing
Virginia Union University

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ATHLETICS

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The Jones Brothers
Albany State University

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BUSINESS

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Janice Howroyd
North Carolina A&T State University

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CIVIL RIGHTS

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The Honorable David Dinkins
Howard University

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

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Elisabeth Omilami
Hampton University

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EDUCATION

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Dr. Robert Franklin
Morehouse College

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FAITH/THEOLOGY

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Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.
Morehouse College

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GOVERNMENT

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Brigadier General Clara Adams-Ender
North Carolina A&T State University

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LAW

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The Honorable Tommie Colbert, Sr.
Kentucky State University

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MEDICINE

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Dr. Regina Benjamin

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SCIENCE

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Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi
Tougaloo College

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

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Ada Anderson
Huston- Tillotson University

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CHAIRMAN'S AWARD

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The Honorable David Dinkins
Winston- Salem State University

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