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As graduation season continues, one college graduate is inspiring us all by getting her degree at the age of 99-years-old – proving it’s never too…

Giving a candid and deeply personal commencement speech at Tuskegee University on Saturday, the First Lady of the United States reflected on the emotional toll…

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin loves to offer his words of wisdom every week on the radio and TV One. Well, last week, he gave…

President Barack Obama returned to Atlanta on Sunday to deliver the 2013 commencement speech at Morehouse College. It was a historic event that saw the nation’s first black president addressing the nation’s only college for African-American men. “Go get that law degree. But if you do, ask yourself if the only option is to defend […]

President Barack Obama will give the commencement speech at Atlanta’s Morehouse College this May, the school announced over the weekend. According to a White House official, Morehouse was selected because it is “one of the nation’s leading historical black colleges and universities (and) is among the best and brightest institutions of higher education in the […]

Oprah Winfrey delivered the keynote address to the 550 Spelman College graduates of 2012 on Sunday, telling them to strive for excellence and saying that she could see the reflection of herself in their eyes. The media mogul went on to say that the ancestors and angels had already paved the way before them, saying […]

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the commencement address to the graduating class of 2012 at Spelman College. Oprah, who is well known for her support of Historically Black Colleges & Universities, will receive the institution’s National Community Service award. Winfrey received an honorary degree from the historically black women’s college in 1993. She will speak to […]