President Barack Obama will deliver one of his final commencement addresses to the class of 2016 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 7, according to a White House news release.
“As one of the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Howard University is recognized for its rigorous education and legacy of building lasting bridges of opportunity for young people,” the statement reads.
He will also deliver addresses at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Denis McDonough, the White House chief of staff, announced in a tweet.
Great choice in selecting Howard, POTUS! We can’t wait to hear your speech.
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