Media mogul Oprah Winfrey
paid a visit to the “A” yesterday to address the 2012 graduating class of Spelman College (May 20, 2012).
[READ: Michelle Obama Adresses 2011 Spelman Graduates – PHOTOS/VIDEO]
Winfrey told the graduates and their families at Spelman?s 125th commencement ceremony:
“Never forget that you did not do this by yourself,?
?You come here today trailing the breath of the ancestors and of the angels.?
As graduates listened intently to every word of talk show maven during the ceremony held at the Georgia International Convention Center, she revealed a few keys to success.
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First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the keynote address to a crowd of more than 9,000 at Spelman’s graduation at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park yesterday (May 15, 2011).
Over 550 graduates received their degrees during Spelman’s 124th Commencement Ceremony.
The nation’s first African-American First Lady also became a Spelmanite yesterday as she received her honorary degree of Doctor of Law from one of the nation’s two historically Black colleges.
Award winning artists and sisters Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen also marched in with the class of 2011, as both received Honorary Doctorates.
Phylicia Rashad receives her honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts.
*POST UPDATED 3/17/11: Video of Mrs. Obama’s Speech Added*
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Morehouse College may have lost the homecoming game against Albany State University by 1 point (12-13) but that didn’t stop Spelman/Morehouse alumni from partying the night away.
Polow Da Don’s Zone 4 Inc. hosted a tailgating booth at the event, which drew thousands of happy homecomers. I saw a ton of drunk Que’s but didn’t see any men in pumps at all. There was absolutely no sign of the Mean Girls of Morehouse and you know I was looking…
I did, however, spot Keri Hilson and the Zone 4 crew dancing to Keri’s addictive hit “Pretty Girl Rock”….
?“Don’t Hate Me Cause I’m Beautiful…”?
While Morehouse alum Fonzworth Bentley mingled with his A-town homies…
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