Graduation

A collective of activists erased $1.7 million in student debt for nearly 500 former Bennett College scholars.

Scholar Zindzi Thompson has made history as the youngest Black woman to graduate from Meharry Medical College.

Jacob Philadelphia—the youngster featured in the memorable 'Hair Like Mine' photo with former President Barack Obama 13 years ago—received a call from the former POTUS ahead of his high school graduation.

Actress Yara Shahidi has graduated from Harvard University.

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

Wiley College received a $300,000 gift from an anonymous donor to clear the student debt for the HBCU’s 2022 graduating class.

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.

Georgia State University will award entertainment mogul Ludacris with an honorary degree.

101-year-old Merrill Pittman Cooper recently received an honorary diploma.

Salenah Cartier recently became the youngest person to earn a master's degree from the University of Houston.