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Williams, Donda

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Educators, Managers

1949 – Born on July 12th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. American educator, writer and mother of Kanye West.

1971 – Earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Virginia Union University.

1977 – Gave birth to Kanye Omari West on June 8th.

1980 – Earned her a PhD from Auburn University.

         – Married and divorced to Ray West.

         – She served as chief executive of West Brands, the parent company of Kanye’s business enterprises, and as chairwoman of the Kanye West Foundation, a nonprofit that works to decrease dropout rates and improve literacy.

1980 – Was professor and chair of the English Department at Chicago State University.

2007 – Died on November 10th of complications from surgery in Marina del Rey, California.

         – Released a book called "Raising Kanye: Life Lessons From the Mother of a Hip-Hop Superstar".