Boeing Invests $6 Million in Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Boeing announced a $6 million investment in the future technical workforce through a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). TMCF—the largest U.S. organization exclusively representing the black college community—supports some 300,000 students in 47 member-schools, including public HBCUs, medical schools, and law schools.

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The Rev. Dr. Michael Walrond to Graduating Seniors: ‘Be Strong and Courageous’

Harlem senior pastor, the Rev. Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr. ’93, addressed graduating seniors during Baccalaureate Saturday in the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel. “It'syour time now … Be strong and courageous for that is what is required in this moment. Because this historic moment requires authenticity,” Walrond emphasized. “It takes strength and courage to be who God calls you to be.”

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Valedictorian To Achieve “Firsts” as Morehouse Man

Derrick Parker is the kind of student that teachers always seem to remember—gifted, ambitious, and relentless in his pursuit of excellence. His parents would expect nothing less. Parker, of Kansas City, Mo., would be the first in his family of six to attend college. It was his parents’ dream.

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United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell

CNN host W. Kamau Bell, is joined by CNN commentator Angela Rye as well as a student and a professor at Morehouse College in Atlanta to discuss historically black colleges and universities. The new season of Bell’s show, “United Shades of America,” premieres Sunday at 10 p.m. ET.

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