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Chadwick Boseman delivered a powerful commencement speech at Howard University on Saturday. Boseman praised student protesters in his speech, who spent nine days occupying the Howard administration building, and described his early struggles as a black actor. After accepting an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Boseman did the “Wakanda Forever” salute to the cheers of […]

First Lady Michelle Obama received an honorary degree, and gave the commencement speech at The City College of New York on Friday. Obama praised the diverse graduates and chose City College as her last commencement address because of its diverse student body and its history. “as living, breathing proof that the American dream endures,” Also […]

First Lady Michelle Obama stood on the stage at Tuskegee University and told her truth. In a passionate and candid speech, the First Lady told…

You would think most Americans would be eager to attend a speech when the keynote speaker is Michelle Obama, one of the most popular First…

Roland Martin talks to H. Patrick Swygert, President Emeritus at Howard University about the controversial decision to allow Diddy to speak at the 2014 Spring commencement,…

Not everyone is pleased that Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to deliver the commencement speech at Howard University on May 10. In fact, some black folks…