Hill Harper tells us about his new book. (12/5/2013)
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The actor-author pens a nonfiction book for those trapped in physical and metaphorical prisons.
Who walked the halls of Harvard, Princeton and Yale?
The CSI: NY actor has not one, but two Ivy League degrees hanging on his wall: a Bachelor's from Brown University and a JD from Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, Harper made some powerful friends, including future president Barack Obama.
Actor Hill Harper and R&B star Janelle Monae stumped for Obama in his hometown of Chicago at an event in January, where tickets ranged from $44 to $1,000.
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