Current Topics
Underclass
by TatumAH
3 seconds ago
Why Norwegians Aren't Moving to the U.S.
by TatumAH
20 minutes 30 seconds ago
Let's check in on the cattle abusers, deadbeat grazers, wildlife squatter Bundys
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 10:12 PM
WalMart closing 63 Sam's Club
by Jeffery J. Haas
Yesterday at 04:54 AM
list of what Trump has done so far
by Jeffery J. Haas
Yesterday at 02:41 AM
Moderation and good will
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 01:14 AM
"Moron...Man-Ch
ild...Trump"

by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 12:45 AM
Fahrenheit 451
by Jeffery J. Haas
01/16/18 10:21 PM
Round Table for January, 2018
by Greger
01/16/18 08:06 PM
Car flies into 2nd floor of Santa Ana building
by pondering_it_all
01/16/18 03:27 AM
Five Decades of White Backlash
by pondering_it_all
01/16/18 03:11 AM
Reasons People Lie When They Donít Need To
by pondering_it_all
01/15/18 12:15 AM
Gay Old Time: The rise and fall of Laguna Beachís gay clubs
by pondering_it_all
01/13/18 08:10 AM
Campaign themes for 2018
by matthew
01/13/18 03:28 AM
Immigration Realities
by pdx rick
01/12/18 06:09 PM
Bitcoin
by pdx rick
01/12/18 05:43 PM
Trump and Russia
by Jeffery J. Haas
01/11/18 12:51 AM
Trump, you failed. Put America first. Walk away.
by pondering_it_all
01/09/18 09:46 PM
Politicizing Justice
by NW Ponderer
01/08/18 06:02 PM
A Symbol of the Palestinian Resistance for the Internet Age
by NW Ponderer
01/08/18 05:52 PM
Forum Stats
6248 Members
58 Forums
16157 Topics
278546 Posts

Max Online: 294 @ 12/06/17 12:57 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#301150 - 05/09/17 06:00 PM Black students at Harvard to hold their own commencement
Golem Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 3664
Loc: Orange County, California, USA
Michael Levenson
The Boston Globe
May 8, 2017

Quote:
Two days before Courtney Woods dresses in a cap and gown for Harvardís traditional commencement, she will don a stole made of African kente cloth and address the crowd at a somewhat different event: a graduation ceremony for black students.

Student organizers said the event, called Black Commencement 2017, is the first universitywide ceremony for black students at Harvard and is designed to celebrate their unique struggles and achievements at an elite institution that has been grappling with its historic ties to slavery.

More than 170 students and 530 guests have signed up to attend the ceremony, which will be held May 23 at Holmes Field, near the Harvard Law School campus. The event will feature speeches by black students, alumni, and administrators.

More, with reader comments

Top
#301225 - 05/15/17 09:00 PM Re: Black students at Harvard to hold their own commencement [Re: Golem]
jgw Offline
member

Registered: 05/22/06
Posts: 1796
Loc: Port Angeles, WA
Apparently Harvard doesn't have any Asians or Hispanics. On the other hand perhaps all the whites want theirs too? This is a pretty bad idea, I think.

Top

Who's Online
0 registered (), 25 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
TrentonP, Nosf50, erumonej, Jensen Breck, Albertapkr
6248 Registered Users
A2