Oprah Winfrey was invited to give the Commencement speech at the all-female Agnes Scott College outside Atlanta on Saturday.

She was invited to speak at the 2017 graduating class when she was in Atlanta filming her HBO movie, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ last year.

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Gov Cuomo

New York is the latest state to offer free college tuition for its residents — but there’s a catch. Students must remain in the state after graduation or pay the tuition back as a loan.

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, who announced the benefit on Monday, said the rule was necessary to prevent students from taking advantage of the freebie and leaving the state.

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teachers note

Some people are too ignorant for words. A teacher’s note asking a mother to be considerate of other children has somehow been turned into an attack on black culture.

It all started when a Chicago teacher sent a note home with a student asking the child’s mom to go lightly on the coconut oil she put in her daughter’s hair because the smell was disturbing the other students.

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