5 Moments From The Virtual HBCU Commencement Ceremony That Will Have You Relishing In Being Young, Black And Gifted
"Show Me Your Walk: HBCU Edition" was a collaboration with 78 HBCUs to celebrate the 27,000 students who were to supposed to be walking across the stage this spring.
May 16, 2020 at 8:34 pm
The onset of COVID-19 has disrupted so much of our everyday lives. From remote work schedules to having our favorite reality TV shows come to a halt, it’s safe to say that Ms. Rona hasn’t been the best company to keep.
That — coupled with the disproportionate number of deaths in our community due to the pandemic — has made 2020 a challenge, to say the least, for Black people. With virtual commencement ceremonies being organized by everyone from LeBron James (who also created an official t-shirt for 2020's graduating class) to Barack Obama, Chase Bank decided to collaborate with 78 historically Black colleges and universities to celebrate the 27,000 students who were to cross the stage this year.
We’ve rounded up five of our favorite moments from the star-studded commencement below: