UF Under Fire for Pushing Black Graduates Offstage

The University of Florida came under fire over the weekend, after recordings taken during the school’s year-end commencement ceremony went viral amongst members of the public who grew outraged over the way they saw some of the Black graduates being treated. Many of the roughly 10,000 fresh-faced alumni who crossed the Exactech Arena stage at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Sunday (May 6), did so in style, with some stopping to pose for awkward … Continue reading

Obama Gives Speech at Howard University

Obama Gives Speech at Howard University

Graduating from college is always a momentous occasion, but the Howard University class of 2016 had a commencement ceremony that was certainly one for the books. The iconic HBCU welcomed an estimated crowd of 15,000, which included 2,300 graduates and one very inspiring commencement speaker. President Barack Obama took to the podium to receive and honorary Doctorate of Science degree before addressing the bright-eyed group of future leaders with words of inspiration and encouragement that … Continue reading