Category Archives: Education

First Lady Michelle Obama Remarks at 2015 Oberlin College Commencement

“If you truly wish to carry on the #Oberlin legacy, you need to run to and not from the noise.” – @FLOTUS #obieCRW pic.twitter.com/m2bsqltOgg — Oberlin College (@oberlincollege) May 25, 2015 “We have an opportunity be a beacon of hope … Continue reading

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College official accuses black student of harassment because he’s waiting to see his advisor

A Kennesaw State University student’s encounter with an academic advisor garnered attention online and sparked discussion about prejudice in academic settings after he was accused of harassment while allegedly trying to speak to her in person after other planned meetings … Continue reading

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Full Video | First Lady Michelle Obama’s Tuskegee Commencement Address

Full video- Hat tip Eliihass ‘FINALLY’ is right!

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Full Video |First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers 2015 Commencement Address at Tuskegee University

MICHELLE OBAMA First Lady of the United States of America delivers the 2015 Commencement Address at Tuskegee University 11:00 Central Time. Tuskegee University welcomes First Lady Michelle Obama to its 130th Spring Commencement! @FLOTUS pic.twitter.com/39Zv3ATgCm — TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (@TuskegeeUniv) May … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Remarks on “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance”

President Barack Obama, shakes hands with Darinel Montero, left, from Bronx International High School who introduced him Monday at Lehman College in the … Last year’s launch of My Brother’s Keeper Remarks by the President at Launch of the My … Continue reading

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Joe Scarborough & Crew Blame Rappers for Oklahoma University SAE Frat’s Racist Chants

Let’s get right to it, shall we. Joey Scar and his MSNBC cohorts set the tone for the news cycle. They have 3 fucking hours each morning, from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. ET to spew their brand of racist dog whistling, … Continue reading

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Black History | The Norfolk 17 School Desegregation

On February 2, 1959, 17 African-American students entered six previously all-white middle and high schools in Norfolk, Virginia. These schools had been closed for five months as the result of Virginia’s massive resistance effort to avoid the desegregation mandated by … Continue reading

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