Tag: Commencement

DeVos Booed at HBCU Graduation

Boos and jeers from graduating seniors greeted billionaire U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as she began her commencement address Wednesday at Bethune-Cookman University. The graduating class also turned their backs in protest against someone they believe has insulted the Black community and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). “One of…

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…