Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to give several live commencement speeches to graduates, the first one being Saturday. With the coronavirus taking away graduation ceremonies for many Americans, Lebron James and XQ Institute have created "Graduate Together: High School class of Commencement ," a one hour virtual ceremony for all graduates. This event will be filled with speeches from musicians, athletes, actors, and, of course, former President Obama. Beginning at 7 p. Obama is scheduled to give one of the addresses during the event.
Former President Barack Obama to give live commencement speeches to 2020 graduates
Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly | zo-ook.info
In these prepared remarks provided by his campaign, President-Elect Barack Obama calls himself the unlikeliest presidential candidate. He thanks many members of his campaign, along with his enormous army of volunteers, and he warns supporters about what he calls the enormity of the tasks at hand that now face the U. He concludes by telling an anecdote about a year-old African-American voter from Atlanta. If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
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But he never did. Obama joined other party powerhouses like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Sen. He cannot meet this moment. He simply cannot be who we need him to be for us.
Click here for a full transcript of the speech via NRO. Also, join the discussion: click here to leave your thoughts on the speech. I was intrigued by this letter Obama says he received from a man in Florida which closed out his remarks:.