graduation

  5-year-old Aubrey Christina Toby from Christian Prep Academy in Durham showed us a thing about celebrating a graduation!!!  Aubrey danced all the way to the end of the stage during her graduation and the crowd loved every second of it. Proud dad, Malcomb Toby, said Aubrey was tired of waiting in line at graduation so […]

Plus, FBI director believes there’s no proof of "epidemic" police violence against Black people and the nation's high school graduation rate hits record high of 83.2 percent.

A Louisiana community celebrates the valedictorian banned from graduation ceremony over his refusal to shave his facial hair. The case raised questions about school districts selectively enforcing its policies.

Michelle Obama delivered the final commencement speech of her tenure as First Lady Friday at City College of New York in Harlem, addressing more than 3,000 members of the class of 2016 at the 169-year-old public college. During the speech, which included a dig at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and a brief talk about the significance […]

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

GRIFF has a prayer for high school seniors who not only are not going to be graduating this year, but haven’t told anybody in their families. So these students just have their parents and grandparents and aunties and uncles coming through to the graduating thinking they’re going to see their beloved walk in the graduation. Plus, he & Erica give […]

Johnson C. Smith University had a most memorable commencement this past Sunday with media luminary Oprah Winfrey delivering the commencement address.  Winfrey was in the Queen City to deliver on a promise that she made to two of her “daughter-girls” who attended the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. She promised the girls and late […]

Watch President Barack Obama deliver one of his final commencement speeches at Howard University Saturday.

Turns out, Obama was actually given the opportunity to speak at the 17-year-old's ceremony, but he turned it down because he'll be too busy crying.

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…