Bison Brothers: 10 Notable Men Who Attended Howard University

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Ossie Davis
The legendary actor and civil rights activist attended Howard through the wishes of his parents, but dropped out in 1939 to pursue his love of acting. He went on to achieve not only fame, but walk in the trenches alongside Malcolm X and Dr. Martin King, Jr. His success on and off screen more than earned him an honorary degree from Howard, a Doctor of Humanities, on May 12,1973.

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