Tag Archives: Hadiya Pendleton

Full Video | First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2015 Commemencement Address Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School

MRS. OBAMA: Wow! (Applause.) Yes! STUDENT: We love you so much, Michelle! MRS. OBAMA: Oh, I love you guys! (Applause.) Look, I am beyond excited to be here with the winners of our first-ever FAFSA Video Challenge, the King College … Continue reading

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Videos | Hadiya Pendleton Funeral Service

Huffington Post CHICAGO — Hundreds of mourners and dignitaries including first lady Michelle Obama stood and applauded the family of a 15-year-old Chicago girl for their strength Saturday, a week and a half after her death brought national attention to … Continue reading

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Videos | Hadiya Pendleton Killed By Gunman

Doesn’t Hadiya’s murder matter too? One week Hadiya’s alive, a daughter, a sister, an HONOR student, performing at a presidential inauguration… and the next week? GUNNED DOWN. UNCREDITED/AP THE DEFINITION OF IRONY Hadiya Pendleton was killed Tuesday, not long after … Continue reading

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