Posts tagged: Michelle Obama - Diverse
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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

Michelle Obama Tells Tuskegee Grads How Racism Hits Home

by Jamal Eric Watson | May 10, 2015
On Saturday, Michelle Obama became the second first lady to visit Tuskegee University and, like [...] Read more

Black Higher Ed Enrollment Peaks in 2014

by Ronald Roach | May 6, 2015
The U.S. Labor Department reported last month that 70.9 percent of African-American graduating [...] Read more

Ohio State Shows Juvenile Offenders Possibilities

by Cassandra West | April 30, 2015
The Ohio State University’s CHEE Program seeks to inspire wayward youth to seek higher educat [...] Read more

First Lady Lends Hand to College Application Push at Capital City Public Charter School

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | December 7, 2014
First Lady Michelle Obama visited the school to encourage the Class of 2015 as they walked thei [...] Read more