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Cradle-To-Power: From the Talented Tenth to My Brothers' Keeper

John Silvanus Wilson Jr. | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

The lost lives of Clay Cross and Kendarius Edwards underscore how our nation's safety, security and competitiveness are compromised with every instance of wasted potential and every senseless death.

17 LGBT Political Moments That Made Us Proud This Year

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Happy Pride Month! In honor of the occasion, we're taking a look at some of the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) political momen...

WATCH: Critics Slam Obama's Message To Black America

Posted 06.05.2013 | Black Voices

President Obama's Morehouse commencement speech attracted a great deal of attention. The commander-in-chief's message to young black men of the presti...

President Obama and the New Talented Tenth

Theodore Johnson | Posted 07.23.2013 | Black Voices
Theodore Johnson

Certainly, the name "Talented Tenth" carries baggage that may be insurmountable. It is rather difficult to redefine an infamous concept that has existed for nearly 120 years.

On a Black Queer Morehouse Commencement

Jafari S. Allen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jafari S. Allen

For me, having taught "Genealogies of Black LGBTQ/SGL Culture and Politics," the first LGTBQ studies course at Morehouse and only the second at a historically black college, this semester, President Obama's small utterance in his commencement address is groundbreaking.

Obama Delivers Commencement Speech At Morehouse College

Posted 07.19.2013 | Black Voices

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama, in a soaring commencement address on work, sacrifice and opportunity, told grad...

Will Obama Come Face To Face With Vocal Critic At Morehouse Graduation? | Posted 05.03.2013 | Black Voices

A prominent, historically black men’s college in Atlanta is struggling to quell a controversy over what role a critic of President Obama will play i...