Tag: College

Michelle Obama: Five Crucial Points of Her Final Commencement Address

First Lady Michelle Obama had both a political and personal conversation with almost 4,000 students receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees at The City College of New York’s commencement ceremony on Friday. Political, as she made references to Trump’s divisive language against diversity, and personal, as she noted her American story…

Black Students at Trump Rally Removed for No Reason

By Sheryl Estrada A Valdosta State University student cries while sharing thoughts on her removalfrom Donald Trump’s rally along with other students. BeforeGOP presidential candidate Donald Trumparrived at a rally at Valdosta State University on Monday, a Secret Service agent oversaw the removal of a group of more than twodozen…

Providence College Students Await President’s Plan to Combat Racism

By Sheryl Estrada Photo of via Twitter. Providence College student organizations and the Coalition Against Racism, a faculty group, hosted a discussion about racial discrimination and racism on campus Thursday,which wasafollow-up toa 13-hour sit-in last week. More than 50 students protesting “racism and anti-Blackness” participated in a sit-in outside of…

Missouri Bill Proposed Revoking Scholarships from Student Athletes who Protest

Republican lawmakers in Missouri attempted to silence student athletes and take away their right to free speech and take away their scholarships following theUniversity of Missouri football team’sinfluence last month in joining protesters to call for the removal of theschool’s president and chancellor for failing to address racial issues on…