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In the upcoming weeks, thousands of students who attend HBCUs will become graduates. Before the grads enter the real world, it’s important for them to receive keen advice from commencement speakers who can provide words of encouragement. Here are five powerful HBCU commencement speakers for 2019. Robert F. Smith, Morehouse College Robert F. Smith, founder…

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  The president of Lincoln University, the country’s first degree-granting HBCU, is under fire for comments he made regarding student rape claims. The university’s president, Robert R. Jennings, made the comments at the school’s annual women-only convocation which occurred in September on the main campus in Oxford, PA. A four-minute YouTube video was uploaded on…

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