Posts tagged: Michelle Obama - Diverse

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On May 16, the Obamas Will Host a Virtual Graduation Event for HBCUs’ Class of 2020

| May 5, 2020 On May 16, former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama will host a virtual gradua Read more

Michelle Obama to Launch Video Series on Instagram as Part of Reach Higher Initiative

by | January 7, 2020
Former First Lady Michelle Obama will expand her Reach Higher Initiative, aimed to help first-g [...] Read more

The Power and Problems of Language When Used by Leaders with Power and Privilege

by Donna Y. Ford | December 16, 2019
I am beyond outraged when Purdue President Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. (or anyone for that matter) [...] Read more

Whitewashing Impeachment and 2020: Don’t Forget Who Got Us Here

by Micaela di Leonardo | November 8, 2019
Like the majority of Americans facing the new impeachment inquiry landscape, I am both jubilant [...] Read more

Bring Your Authentic Self to Work

by Kimberly Harden | October 28, 2019
As the first Black female professor in the Communication Department at my university, I conside [...] Read more

Superstar Mo’ne Davis ‘Just One of the Girls’ on Hampton’s Softball Team

by Roscoe Nance | September 25, 2019
Mo’ne Davis is perhaps the most unique college athlete ever. But at the same time the freshma [...] Read more

Michelle Obama Part of YouTube Series for College Students

by | August 8, 2019
As part of former first lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, which aims to help fir [...] Read more

Michelle Obama Pushes Education Through Initiative

by Associated Press | June 15, 2018
WASHINGTON — Former first lady Michelle Obama told first-generation college freshmen to surr [...] Read more

Michelle Obama, De Niro, Zendaya Fete College-Bound Kids

by Associated Press | May 2, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Michelle Obama told college-bound Philadelphia high school seniors Wednesday a [...] Read more

Selecting Commencement Speakers: A Political Minefield

by Pearl Stewart | March 6, 2018
In this hyper-polarized environment, students in the class of 2018 may find themselves without [...] Read more

Art As Political Resistance

by | February 18, 2018
For many people, America feels heavy. Whether mounting political challenges or the general decl [...] Read more

Rodriguez: Michelle Obama and the ‘Men’ of Hope

by Roberto Rodriguez | December 20, 2016
In a recent interview, Michelle Obama said this to Oprah Winfrey about the absence of hope: “ [...] Read more

Michelle Obama: ‘Hidden Figures’ Underscores Power of Diversity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | December 15, 2016
Invoking the new silver screen legacy of three Black women who worked behind the scenes to help [...] Read more

Guillermo: Michelle Obama Delivers Message of Diversity and Hope

by Emil Guillermo | October 30, 2016
If it weren’t for the FBI Director James Comey’s actions, the political highlight of last w [...] Read more

The Perverse Affinity for Defending Slavery

by | August 1, 2016
One can only wonder what would make any rational, decent human being assert that slavery was a [...] Read more
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