Sun May 19, 2013, 12:37 PM
Politicub (7,276 posts)
President Obama arrives in Atlanta for Morehouse commencement address
It's exciting that the president is in town! Wish I had a ticket to the graduation ceremony.
Obama exhorts good deeds by Morehouse graduates
ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling graduates of Morehouse College to take the power of their example — as black men graduating from college — and use it to improve people's lives.
He's asking those headed to law school to think about defending the poor, and those destined for medical school to consider treating people in communities without access to health care....
Air Force One arrives at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and President Obama steps off the plane Friday afternoon (Video)
18 replies, 3022 views
Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
President Obama arrives in Atlanta for Morehouse commencement address (Original post)
Response to freshwest (Reply #5)
Sun May 19, 2013, 06:20 PM
Cha (184,211 posts)
8. Here ya go, fresh..
Chips said she'd replace these with WH Vid when it's up but for now.. these are Awesome!
Response to Politicub (Original post)
Sun May 19, 2013, 05:04 PM
Cha (184,211 posts)
4. Thank you for this, Politicub! Wish you could see him in person, too.
Here's another pic or two of Morehouse grads!
I've heard it was an awesome Address!
Obama gets personal about race and manhood in Morehouse speech
President Obama on Sunday summoned the graduates of historically black Morehouse College to “transform the way we think about manhood,” urging the young men to avoid the temptation to make excuses and to take responsibility for their families and their communities.
Delivering a commencement address at the all-male private liberal arts college in Atlanta, Obama spoke in deeply personal terms about the “special obligation” he feels as a black man to help those left behind.