CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – A Harvard Graduate’s convocation speech is being called one of the most powerful and heartfelt graduation moments of all time.
Donovan Livingston performed spoken-word poetry during last week’s ceremony at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The speech, titled “Lift Off,” describes the challenges that African-Americans have faced seeking education.
Many commented on Harvard’s facebook page about the speech.
A full video of the speech was posted on the school’s facebook page Wednesday May 25, 2016.
Within 5 days, the speech had ten million views.