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Actress Regina Hall received an honorary degree from Dillard University.
Two Arkansas teens made history by becoming their school district’s first-ever Black female valedictorian and salutatorian.
Rhonda E. Davis—a 60-year-old Philadelphia grandmother—was named Cheyney University’s Class of 2019 valedictorian.
A mother who missed her college graduation to attend her son’s was surprised with her degree at his graduation.
A 99-year-old Black woman veteran who was forced to miss her commencement ceremony 70 years ago, will have a second…
A Detroit gym—owned and operated by professional boxer Tony Harrison—held a prom dress drive for underserved teens.
#BlackExcellence: Kellin McGowan became the first Black student in St. Thomas High School's history to be named valedictorian.
Actress Angela Bassett and Black billionaire Robert F. Smith will receive honorary degrees from Morehouse College.
Years after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina, Clint Smith received an honorary diploma from his New Orleans-based high school.
Twin brothers Malik and Miles George were named co-valedictorians of Woodbridge High School and will attend MIT in the fall.
14-year-old Matthew McKenzie graduated from high school and college on the same day.
Annie Dillard, 92, received her fourth college degree from Midlands Tech on Wednesday.
The school is apologizing.
Ieshia Champs, a single mother of five, will graduate from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Report has complex findings in Black life.
Jasmine Shepherd was forced to share her valedictorian honor with a White student who earned a lower GPA.
Ben Jeanty, 27, graduated with his father, Duvinson, a Haitian immigrant who drove an NJ Transit bus for more than…
Harvard University’s Black Graduate Student Alliance held its first Black Commencement.
A Louisiana community celebrates the valedictorian banned from graduation ceremony over his refusal to shave his facial hair. The case…
Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.