2011 Black Commencement Speakers Leave Their Mark

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  • 060611 national commencement ursula adams
  • 060611 national commencement tom joyner
  • 060611 national commencement ed gordon
  • 060611 national commencement queen latifah
  • 060311 news national commencement cory booker
  • 060311 news national commencement toni morrison
  • 060311 news national commencement denzel washington
  • 060311 news national commencement michelle obama
  • 060611 national commencement bill cosby 2
  • 060611 national commencement susan taylor
  • 060611 national commencement marc morial
  • 060611 national commencement al sharpton
  • 060311 news national commencement ellen johnson sirleaf
  • 060311 news national commencement kasim reed
  • 060311 news national commencement eric holder
  • 060611 national commencement colin powell
  • 060311 news national commencement barack obama
  • 060611 national commencement john legend

Ed Gordon, University of Tennessee

On April 30 BET host Ed Gordon spoke at the annual Multicultural Graduation Celebration at the University of Tennessee. “Opportunity does not call you and say I will be there tomorrow," Gordon said when advising students to be ready for any big break.  He also spoke at Jackson State University's commencement ceremonty on May 7.

(Photo: Jackson State University)

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