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Central State University is a historically black university located in Wilberforce, Ohio. Their athletic teams are called the Marauders. In the United States, Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African American community. ... Wilberforce is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Greene County, Ohio. ...


Their marching band , the I.M.M. (Invincible Marching Marauders) was featured prominently in Dave Chappelle's Block Party. An American college marching band on the field (University of Texas) A marching band is a group of instrumental musicians who generally perform outdoors, and who incorporate movement â€“ usually some type of marching â€“ with their musical performance. ... Dave Chappelles Block Party (aka Block Party) is a documentary film hosted and written by comedian Dave Chappelle, and directed by Michel Gondry. ...


Notables

  • Don H. Barden, President of the Barden Companies
  • Wayne A. Cauthen, First Appointed African-American City Manager of Kansas City, MO
  • Hugh Douglas, Former New York Jet & Philadelphia Eagle Defensive Lineman
  • Eddie Milner, Former Professional Baseball Player
  • Leontyne Price, World renowned Opera Singer
  • John Roseboro, Former Professional Baseball Player
  • Teddy Seymour, First African-American to sail around the world solo
  • Al West, Alumnus and current head football coach
  • Erik Williams, Former Dallas Cowboy Offensive Lineman
  • Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, actress (The Apprentice, Surreal Life)
  • Hastings Kamuzu Banda, Former President of Malawi
  • Nancy Wilson, World renowned Jazz Singer
  • Charles H. Wesley, First President of Central State University, renowned author and historian
  • James T.Henry,Sr., First Black Mayor of Xenia, OH and First Black City Commissioner of Xenia, OH

Wayne A. Cauthen (born September 5, 1955 in Lancaster, South Carolina is the first appointed African-American City Manager in Kansas City, MO. Prior to his appointment, Cauthen served as the Chief of Staff for Denver, CO Mayor Wellington Webb. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... Kansas City is a city in Clay, Cass, Jackson, and Platte counties in Missouri. ... Hugh Lamont Douglas (born August 23, 1971 in Mansfield, Ohio), is a former American football defensive end. ... Edward James Milner (born May 21, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and left-handed batter who played for the Cincinnati Reds (1980-86, 1988) and San Francisco Giants (1987). ... Legendary Leontyne Price by Jack Mitchell, 1981 Mary Violet Leontyne Price (born February 10, 1927) is an American opera singer (soprano). ... John Junior Roseboro (May 13, 1933 - August 16, 2002) was a Major League Baseball catcher and coach. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Erik Williams (born September 7, 1968) is a former American football Offensive Tackle who played most of his career with the Dallas Cowboys (1991-2000). ... Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth (born Omaroseonee O. Manigault [1] February 15, 1974) is a former participant on Donald Trumps television reality show The Apprentice. ... Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda (1898? - November 25, 1997) was the founding President and former dictator of Malawi. ...

External links

Part of the Tom Joyner Foundation for HBCUs.

  • BlackAmericaWeb.com Official Web Site

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