Barack Obama has kept a relatively low profile since leaving the White Home more than three years ago, however today the previous President will provide not one however two virtual start addresses for this season of coronavirus pandemic.
Beginning with Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition at 2 PM ET the ex-POTUS steps up as the marquee name for the two-hour livestreamed event for traditionally black institution of higher learnings. Nevertheless, Obama isn’t the only huge name on the Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accessible celebration with Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, Vivica Fox Chris Paul, Debbie Allen, and Power’s Omari Hardwick among those all arranged to appear.
With LeBron James also in the game, it is the 2nd Obama speech scheduled for Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 that actually could have America rockin’ with the “Yes, We Can” mantra like in the old days in tribute to trainees who saw their senior year cut short by the COVID-19 crisis:
I’ve constantly loved signing up with starts—- the culmination of years of tough work and sacrifice. Even if we can’t get together face to face this year, Michelle and I are thrilled to celebrate the across the country Class of 2020 and acknowledge this milestone with you and your loved ones. pic.twitter.com/ngR2ykx3A2
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 5, 2020
Starting at 8 PM ET/8 PM PT, the one-hour remote event created by the XQ Institute, The LeBron James Household Structure, and The Show Business Structure and supported by American Federation of Teachers will be revealed on ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC as well as YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, California Music Channel, CNN, ESPN, The CW, FOX Service Network, FOX News Channel, Twitter, Freeform, MSNBC, Univision and over a dozen other outlets and platforms. Donald Trump might not like seeing his old rival getting a lot direct exposure and will undoubtedly attempt to pull the spotlight back to himself as the Associated Press and Reuters carry Graduate Together. As well, the USO is making the show readily available to every American military base around the world to see.
What they will see is not only the 44th POTUS joined by a variety of high school students who are part of the Obama Structure’s aim “to inspire, empower and link people to alter their world,” but likewise some pretty high profile pals. NBA super star James is getting involved, and so is Nationwide Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson, Kumail Nanjiani and Lena Waithe, to name a couple of.
Here is the complete star filled visitor list for Graduate as of midnight tonight:
the Jonas Brothers featuring KAROL G,
Brandan Bmike Odums
National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson,
Olivia Wilde,] Pharrell Williams
In addition to working to get his one-time VP Joe Biden chose POTUS in his own right this fall, President Obama will appear with former First Woman, Lady Gaga, at June 6’s”Dear Class of 2020″, YouTube Originals’ virtual commencement occasion to provide the headliner remarks.
So, Happy Graduation to the more than 3 million high school elders throughout this land– and here’s a peak at tomorrow night: