Howard alum Adesuwa McCalla has worked for BBC, ITV, Nickelodeon-Nick@Nite and MTV in various capacities. As a Programming Associate for The WB Network, Adesuwa was responsible for acclaimed shows Angel, Smallville and Grounded for Life. She is a literary manager and producer with her firm, MetaMorphic Entertainment, representing writers & directors of television and film. Her clients are presently staffed on The Client List, The New Normal, and Bones to name a few.
Bria and Brandi showed ‘faith’ in Wilberforce through university’s tough times Historically-Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, were created to give Black Americans the chance for the higher education they’d long been denied.
UDC alumnus, Alfred Durham, has been appointed as the new Police Chief in Richmond, VA. Durham is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds an Associates’ degree in Corrections Administration from the University of the District of Columbia.
Patricia Bath is the first African-American female doctor in U. history to receive a patent for a medical invention, but in actuality. In she invented the Laserphaco Probe which helps treat patients with cataracts in their eyes.