William Robert Harvey (1941- )

William Robert Harvey is an educator, businessman, academic administrator, and the longest-serving tenured HBCU president in history, as the 12th president of Hampton University. Harvey was born on January 29, 1941 in Brewton, Alabama, to Mamie Claudis and Willie D. C. Harvey. He graduated from … Read MoreWilliam Robert Harvey (1941- )

Benjamin Nnamdi “Zik” Azikiwe (1904-1996)

Nnamdi Azikiwe was the first President of Nigeria and was instrumental in founding a string of newspapers across Nigeria. Azikiwe was born on November 16, 1904 in Zungeru which was then the capital of Northern Nigeria. His father, Chukwumeka Azikiwe, was a civil servant in … Read MoreBenjamin Nnamdi “Zik” Azikiwe (1904-1996)