Monday, May 12, 2008

Character not Color

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's now famous dream, that we would be judged, "not by the color of our skin, but by the content of our character" apparently has come home to roost at his alma mater. This year the esteemed Morehouse College will graduate for the first time a white student as valedictorian.
From his first day at Morehouse College — the country's only institution of higher learning dedicated to the education of black men — Joshua Packwood has been a standout. Read more.
Congrats to Joshua Packwood for a job well done.

3 comments:

GUNNY said...

Very interesting story. Thanks for sharing.

lucyzoe said...

Loved the article. Thanks for posting it.

Anonymous said...

I am proud of this guy.

His story simply affirms the need for racial diversity and ethic integration in the historical black colleges and universities (HBCU).

Lou