First Black Valedictorian at Princeton Evokes Michelle Obama in Historic Commencement Address Held Online

First Black Valedictorian at Princeton Evokes Michelle Obama in Historic Commencement Address Held Online

Two Ivy League Firsts: First Black Valedictorian at Princeton, and First Black Woman Elected Student Body President at MIT  Aside from 2020 being the first time the commencement address at Princeton was delivered exclusively over the internet, Nicholas Johnson’s speech Sunday made it extra newsworthy because he’s the first black … Read more

Good News on this Day in History – May 25

Good News on this Day in History – May 25

85 years ago today, a black college athlete at Ohio State University set three world records and tied another in “the greatest 45 minutes ever in sports.” At the Big Ten Track and Field Championships in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jesse Owens ran and jumped into track and field immortality by … Read more