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Not up in here! Betsy DeVos was showered by a wave of boos on Wednesday while delivering the commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University in Florida. How the hell DeVos ended up delivering a commencement speech at a HBCU is beyond us, and apparently, everyone attending the ceremony not seated on the stage.

To exacerbate audience response, the supremely under-qualified Secretary of Education was given an honorary doctorate from school President Edison O. Jackson. That gives us profound understanding of the thousands of petitions signed calling for Jackson’s resignation.

Jackson embraced his Uncle Tom role, however, when he told students standing up and turning their backs to DeVos, “If this behavior continues, your degrees will be mailed to you. Choose which way you want to go.”

“One of the hallmarks of higher education and of democracy is the ability to converse with people with whom we disagree,” DeVos told the jeering audience. “We can focus on differences that divide us, or we can choose to listen and learn from each other’s experiences.”

This episode comes just days after DeVos’ boss, President Donald Trump, said that funding for historically Black colleges may be unconstitutional.

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HBD Rihanna: 5 Times RiRi Proved She Could Werk Her Birthday Cakes



You already know it doesn’t have to be Rihanna’s birthday for her to shake her cakes. She does, after all, have a whole song dedicated to it. Fact is, the Bajan beauty can dip it, pop it, twerk it and dutty whine it, with the best of them. And, she does it so effortlessly. So today as we celebrate the “bad gal” turning the big 3-0, here’s 5 times she worked her ass(ets) off. Yes, all puns intended!

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