2011 Black Commencement Speakers Leave Their Mark

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Havard University

Just because something has not been done as yet doesn’t mean it cannot be done,” Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia’s president since 2006 told graduates at her alma matter of Harvard University on May 26. She gave the commencement address at their 360th graduation commencement.  Sirleaf is the first female elected head of an African county.

(Photo: Harvard University)

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