Yesterday (May 19), 500 young men received inspiring words from President Barack Obama at the 129th Commencement ceremony at Morehouse College. It wasn’t the POTUS’ first graduation address of the season, nor is it his last. But it was perhaps the most special and heartfelt, because he was speaking to a sea individuals much like himself.
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The ‘Appropriate Attire Policy’ at Morehouse College is continuing to cause controversy weeks after it was put into effect. As previously reported, the private school enacted a dress code prohibiting sagging pants and the following: *no caps, do-rags and/or hoods in classrooms, the cafeteria, or other indoor venues * no sun glasses worn in class […]
Students at Morehouse College are being held to a higher standard. The administration is preparing to enact a dress code later this month. According to the college’s newspaper, the Maroon Tiger, the dress code is formally called the ‘Appropriate Attire Policy.’ The new way of dress is set to enforce the president of the college, Dr. […]
On Monday, the Atlanta City Council voted to buy and complete a collection of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s papers by using city bonds. Pulling funds from a $40 million tax allocation bond directed to the Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR), it will pay off the remaining $11.5 million that is owed […]