Biden touts his accomplishments, economic investments in Morehouse commencement address

President Biden on Sunday told the graduating class at Morehouse College in Atlanta that he heard their voices of protest.
President Joe Biden, left, stands with valedictorian DeAngelo Jeremiah Fletcher at the Morehouse College commencement Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Joe Biden delivered Morehouse College’s commencement address on Sunday. During his speech, the President addressed several current topics, including the fate of democracy, the Israel-Hamas war, his effort to erase student debt and address systemic issues that impact Black people.

On Monday’s edition of “Closer Look,” WABE education reporter Juma Sei discussed Biden’s speech and how graduates and audience members received it. 

He also discussed Morehouse valedictorian DeAngelo Fletcher’s speech, where he called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza.