via FirstLadyB: Kirk and Tammy Franklin’s youngest daughter Kennedy is about to become a Baylor University Graduate!! Kennedy Franklin is set to receive her B.A. in journalism on December 20th. from the nationally ranked Christian University CLICK HERE to read full story photo Kennedy Franklin: Kennedy looks gorgeous in her graduation pics shot by Dallas […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes 34 black women, a record number that’s a sign of concerted efforts to diversify West Point’s Long Gray Line. West Point remains mostly white and mostly male. The 34 women comprise […]

viafox8cleveland: Thirty-four black women are expected to graduate from West Point next week. That will be the largest class of African-American women to graduate together in the military academy’s lengthy history, West Point spokesman Frank Demaro said. “Last year’s graduating class had 27,” Demaro said. “And the expectation is next year’s class will be even […]

via FirstLadyB: Tyler Perry served as commencement speaker for The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) 7th graduation class last Saturday. Mr. Perry addressed the girls and their families, speaking to the importance of being chosen to have the opportunity to attend OWLAG: “Before the ceremony this morning, I spoke to Ms. Winfrey and asked her how she chose the […]

via GetUpMornings:   Graduation season is upon us and it is such a joyous occasion. GRIFF’s nephew will be graduating from college and his daughter is moving up from the 5th grade. Erica Campbell spoke about the time her father didn’t come to her graduation. He was upset because her mother remarried, but was still in love with him. To […]

via joy105: Oprah Winfrey speaks to graduates at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. “The number one lesson I can offer you where your work is concerned,” said the media titan, “is this: Become so skilled, so vigilant, so flat-out fantastic at what you do, that your […]

via Cleveland19: It’s high school graduation time, and there was a special graduate that almost didn’t walk across the stage. Glenville High School students became graduates, and one will be going to Harvard in fall, on a full-ride scholarship. He almost wasn’t able to get his diploma. Cavell Williams went to a private school for […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Although born more than 40 years apart, Theresa Lyles and her granddaughter Zuri Lyles were part of the same graduating class at Tennessee State University. Theresa, 68, and Zuri, 22, walked across the stage to accept their degrees, when TSU held its spring undergraduate commencement in the Howard C. Gentry Complex on May 5. Theresa’s […]

via:BlackDoctor: Never say never. That’s the theme of 83-year-old Wille Dell Grimes’ life. Growing up in rural Poplar Grove, the closest school after Willie Dell seventh grade year was nine miles away in Bamberg, S.C. This made it very difficult for Grimes to complete school in the 1940’s and ended up not finishing. At the age […]

getty image: Graduation Day…a time for students to walk across the stage and get that well deserved diploma…But what happened here..A student pushed a teacher and then hit another teacher right on the stage!!! Yes it really happened. Check out the entire video.. source: bossip

Gospel artist, Jonathan Nelson, son, Jonathan Nelson Jr. is graduating from High School ya’ll. The younger Nelson is graduating from Archbishop McCarthy High School in Florida, and will be attending Florida International University in the fall. Proud parents, Jonathan Nelson and Christina Nelson have expressed how proud they are of their son over on the […]

getty image: Former first lady Michelle Obama has a message for the thousands of students who will graduate this year.  “Barack and I are so proud of you,” Obama said in a taped message that aired today on “Good Morning America,” referring to her husband, former president Barack Obama. Obama says youth key to his […]