Ken Chiedozie Egu

Student Historian

Ken Chiedozie Egu is a first year student at the University of Washington. His major is still to be determined but he is looking at design as a possibility. Ken was born in Owerri, Nigeria but was raised in Concord, California in a family of four.  He plays football and runs track as well at the University of Washington, Seattle.

University of the Virgin Islands (1962- )

The University of the Virgin Islands  (UVI) is a public university located on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix, the United States Virgin Islands. It was established in 1962  In 1986 it officially became one of the 117 U.S. Historically Black Colleges and … Read MoreUniversity of the Virgin Islands (1962- )

Ahmadu Bello University (1962– )

Founded on October 4, 1962, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a public university located in Zaria, Kaduna State in northern Nigeria. With over 35,000 students, it is the largest university in sub-Saharan Africa and the second largest on the African continent after the University of … Read MoreAhmadu Bello University (1962– )

Sugar Hill Gang (1979– )

Image Ownership: Public Domain The Sugar Hill Gang, known as the first nationally popular African American hip-hop group, comprised three members: Mike Wright (Wonder Mike), Henry Jackson (Big Bank Hank), and Guy O’ Brien (Master Gee), all from Englewood, New Jersey.  The group is best … Read MoreSugar Hill Gang (1979– )

University of Nigeria (1960- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain The University of Nigeria is a federally-controlled public university located in southeastern Nigeria. The university has three campuses: Nsukka (the main campus), Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla. It was the first university opened by newly independent Nigeria.  Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, the first president … Read MoreUniversity of Nigeria (1960- )