graduation

Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

A Louisiana high school prevented its valedictorian from graduating because he refused to shave off his facial hair. The school district said it has a longstanding ban on male facial hair. But it was not enforced during the school year.

H.U. just won in a major way. The highly esteemed Howard University snagged POTUS for its 2016 commencement address, the institution’s president announced this morning. The ceremony will take place on May 7 and POTUS will of course receive a Doctor of Laws degree, Howard U.’s highest honor. From Howard.edu: “It is an extraordinary honor and […]

Turns out, Obama was actually given the opportunity to speak at the 17-year-old's ceremony, but he turned it down because he'll be too busy crying.

Malia Obama’s high school will have to find another commencement speaker when she graduates this year. Her father, President Barack Obama, says he’ll be too…

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…

First Lady Michelle Obama honored a slain honor student during an emotional speech to hundreds of teenagers at King College Prep High School in Chicago Tuesday evening.…

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…

Graduations are meant to be special moments between students and their families, but one family is now facing charges for cheering on their relatives during a…

The mother of a deceased teen from Chicago accepted his diploma during an emotional graduation ceremony this week after he was killed in a devastating…

The Georgia principal who chastised “all the Black people” after a handful of individuals prematurely left a graduation ceremony has been terminated, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. After her…