Alicia Keys’ strong commencement speech recognizes ‘the most powerful time to be coming of age’

[ad_1] Alicia Keys has levelled with graduating students who might not feel like celebrating right now, but should honor themselves nonetheless. Students are graduating across America, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and after weeks of protests for racial justice and against police brutality, following the police killing of George Floyd, who died after an officer…

Barack Obama offers sage advice to 2020’s ‘Zoom University’ graduates

[ad_1] Former President Barack Obama delivered a virtual commencement speech on Saturday for over 20,000 students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). And with the ongoing pandemic making for a very unpredictable time, he made sure to sprinkle in plenty of sage advice on how to continue forward. The two-hour live streamed event, called…

Watch Oprah, Malala, and Jon Stewart’s beautiful advice to the class of 2020 in SGN graduation special

[ad_1] John Krasinski’s Some Good News already hosted a prom for the socially-distanced class of 2020. This week he followed up with a graduation for everyone finishing up the school year, whether they’re leaving Harvard or kindergarten. A team of students from all over the U.S. and U.K. contributed to a unique valedictory speech about…