Graduation

A Louisiana community celebrates the valedictorian banned from graduation ceremony over his refusal to shave his facial hair. The case raised questions about school districts selectively enforcing its policies.

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

Michelle Obama delivered the final commencement speech of her tenure as First Lady Friday at City College of New York in Harlem, addressing more than 3,000 members of the class of 2016 at the 169-year-old public college. During the speech, which included a dig at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and a brief talk about the significance […]

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.

  GRIFF has a prayer for high school seniors who not only are not going to be graduating this year, but haven’t told anybody in their families. So these students just have their parents and grandparents and aunties and uncles coming through to the graduating thinking they’re going to see their beloved walk in the […]

Watch President Barack Obama deliver one of his final commencement speeches at Howard University Saturday.

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.

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…