Commencement

Activist and athlete Colin Kaepernick was awarded an honorary degree from Morgan State University.

Mother-daughter duo Suzzon Jiles and Trinity Humphrey will graduate from Grambling State University together.

Legendary musical genius Stevie Wonder will receive an honorary degree from Wayne State University.

Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement speech for Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn Thursday, blasting Trump and his policies.

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 late for education. Doreetha Daniels collected her associate’s degree in social sciences at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. With the help of her tutors and relatives, Daniels was […]

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 of being the country’s first black first lady. As reported by The Hill, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to the students at the Historically Black Alabama college for about a […]

“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 the commencement address at historically black Langston University. In true Roland fashion, he brought the funk. Watch! Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 […]

First Lady Michelle Obama can’t seem to catch a break. First, PETA was all over her for continuing the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll. Now parents of Kansas high school students are up in arms because she’s slated to speak at their graduation. Can you believe that? The Root has the story: Some parents […]

For “Wildin’ Out Wednesday,” comedians Huggy Lowdown, Alycia Cooper and William Troxler stopped by “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin to talk about news that Sean “Diddy” Combs will speak at Howard University’s commencement. Many have pushed back against the move because, despite having attended the HBCU, Diddy never graduated. Listen to what the comedians had […]