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Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey

by Sterling Brown

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Talk about an educational pedigree. Sterling Brown studied with the best of the best, earning degrees from Williams College and Harvard University. Fancy-shmancy, Mr. Brown. (Source.)

With that academic background, it's no wonder Brown became a professor. In fact, he taught for decades, at places like the Virginia Theological Seminary and College, Lincoln University, Fisk University, Atlanta University, Vassar, and Howard. Now that's a career. (Source.)

Like every overachiever you've ever met, Brown was named valedictorian of his high school class. (Source.)

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