President Barack Obama
delivered a commencement address at Hampton University today, making him the second US president to do so at the historically Black college. The President urged graduates to close the education gap. "By any number of different yardsticks," he said, "African-Americans are being outperformed by their White classmates, as are Hispanic-Americans...All of us have a responsibility, as Americans, to change this." He also told graduates to remember they have a responsibility to their communities and to being role models to their "little brothers and sisters." Congratulations to the class of 2010, and to HU!