The 2019 graduating class of Morehouse College received a huge surprise yesterday morning.
Graduation keynote speaker Robert F. Smith, philanthropist and investor, shared an inspirational message to the Morehouse men of 2019, as he proudly announced that he and his family were going to eliminate all of their student loan debt.
“My family is going to create a grant to eliminate your student loans,” Smith said to the graduating seniors.
“You great Morehouse men are bound only by the limits of your own conviction and creativity.”
Details + video below… Continue Reading…
The Mean Girls of Morehouse article is creating quite a buzz online and off. Morehouse alumni are all up in arms and most feel that the article puts an unfair spotlight on the historically black college.
[READ: The Mean Girls of Morehouse: Morehouse Men Redefined?]
In a letter written to college alumni, Morehouse president Professor Robert Franklin, addressed the article prior to it’s distribution…. and he wasn’t happy.? After all, the article focused unfairly on a very small part of the traditionally all male college AND referenced them as “Girls”!
The piece has sparked a ton of controversy. Franklin says that he strongly disagrees with the article and although he would not interfere with freedom of the press, he wants the community to know that the article is not a full representation of the college.
Professor Franklin’s letter + video of what a “True” Morehouse man should be below: Continue Reading…
When Morehouse College redefined their dress code, it was obvious to most that there was something going on over there.? Not to say that it’s a good thing or a bad thing, but the dress code did nothing to redefine the image of what a “Morehouse Man” is these days.
READ: Morehouse College Says “No” to Men in Pumps…
Yesterday, Vibe posted an article about the new Morehouse man. Forcing all to take a look inside what was really behind all the hoopla surrounding that dress code issue.
Within the openly Gay community at Atlanta’s Morehouse College, there’s a subgroup: Gender Benders who rock makeup, Marc Jacobs, tote bags, sky-high heels and Beyonce’-style hair weaves.
Can a man of Morehouse be Gay? Absolutely. But can he be a woman?
Meet the Plastics…the group believed to have prompted the controversial dress code announced by leaders of the African-American college last fall. Continue Reading…