Introducing Dr. Tracee Ellis Ross

The list of honorary doctorate degrees is growing for celebrities who have reached influential heights in their careers.

Kanye West caught a wave of congratulatory messages and a few questionable remarks when he received his doctorate from The Art Institute of Chicago.

Actress and star of ABC’s black-ish, Tracee Ellis Ross, was the recipient of a doctorate degree from her alma mater, Brown University over the weekend.

In a well-deserved celebratory mood, the offspring of the fabulous Diana Ross and Robert Ellis Silberstein, gushed about her award via Twitter and kept the sense of humor rolling.

Can I direct your attention for a second? Amid Ellis Ross’ moment, she also made a point to capture a message spreading widely across society. Take a look below:


Word. Congratulations Tracee!