Harvard University has called 2016 graduate Donovan Livingston's spoken-verse commencement speech "one of the most powerful, heartfelt student speeches you will ever hear!"
KUDOS TO YOU SIR,🙏👍👍👍 HOW I WISH BLACK AFRICAN AMERICANS CAN RAP MORE SENSIBLE QUOTES SUCH AS THIS INSTEAD OF PRACTICES OF GANGSTERISM RAP😳
Why not put his name in the title ?
He is so good. Chai!Keep shining brother
I will never socialize or do business with someone who went to an American University.
So very inspirational!! Thank you!!
I want to be a confident and an outstanding student like this gentleman.oh help me Lord
Only you can do it !
He is going to be the future president
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This is the kind of black leadership we need in this country But I’m sure he would be labeled a Uncle Tom by the black democrats because they are scared to endorse someone who doesn’t play the race card and thinks everyone is responsible for their own future and speaks the truth
We just need Dr. Dre to put a beat on it
oh boy can he be one hell of a ghost writer
More like freestyle rap.
Dude sounds like mlk
tell me you're from Harvard without telling me you're from Harvard
Before I watch him perform hos poem. Can someone tell on a scale of 1-10 how cringe it is. 10 being really hard to watch. Is he rapping at a Harvard graduation??
No poetry here, No metric, No rhymes, No congruence, Nothing.
There’s a reason he went to harverd
This guy didn't graduate that day. Harvard University did.
Now will anyone tell him that a college degree is just an expensive price if Toilet paper
When did we go back to the 1960's?
Watching in 2021! Am crying😭 Education is not the key...you keep changing the f*#king locks! My love goes out to every Black person in all dimensions in all the universes✊🏾❤
Imagine him becoming the next President of the United States.
Notice how he ain’t even look at the paper.
The spirit of Amanda Gorman brought me here✌🏼
I dont care about the rest of your jabling. Starting by discriminating those who teach you, already destroy the rest.
When the silent boy in class goes to stage
If Lil B, Kid Cudi, and Russell Westbrook morphed together..it would be him...Amazing speech
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Looking and hearing Harvard students talk is utterly frightening
If only as a people we can put those words into ACTION, that be 'Just another talented Black Speaker/Poet " . We've had plenty of those and too few of the other.
I know him! He is the sweetest guy in the whole world!
He is a good rapper. But What is he talking about?
Preach it brother!!! Let it be heard deep and wide,near and far!!!
When u use everything u got
why am i crying while listening to this?
I thought it was kid cudi from the thumbnail
The thing about this speech is the content isn't that special or outstanding but it's the way he delivers that makes it so compelling.
🤯 🤯 🤯
One question - What does he want to say?? 🙄
Awesome speech! There is hope for the future of America!!
me who cant 3vem read infront of the class: yeh i can do this
What fraternity is he in?
Wonderful my son go on and on
The speech is amazing, but why is there not a single comment saying he looks like Kid Cudi.
Low-key thought he was Kid Cudi when I first saw the thumbnail😂
Wow 😁 sooooo soooo beautiful wowwwwww!!!
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I seen this when it came back and year's later I am back watch this beautiful video and I still love it 💝
he spoke to fast
Transcript is their !
Now for the rest of his life he has to uneducate himself from our education system.
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Says a harvard graduate :^)
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He is so fast that he make me also nerves
That's me on ritalin
Education is the key but they can keep changing the locks as you can see and we still pick that lock. That's one powerful black man powerful.
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4:43 so much if his emotions. Just fir him to say 'together'. The words dont match the emotions
Please don't speak about poverty, only graduate in the family. Please
Outstanding. Reminds me of Dr. Kendrick Davis Sr. Awesome young man.
The best speach its just awsome
DAMN, that sent chills through my body.....
Imagine getting the highest grades in one of the hardest schools in the world
Blessings to you, Donovan Livingston!!!
Why do black people always have to be talking about slavery?
A black brilliant beautiful poetic.
What I hope to become
I have an administration of President Obama‘so speeches and will stop what I’m doing to listen as always seem to learn something after listening ❤️ And listening to Amanda Goodman’s poetry just made me more obsessed with all other poetry and speeches that has depth words and meaning that inspired, motivates everyone to be humble, acknowledge humanity especially Unity and peace 🙏
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the next barack
WOW - BLACK MAJIC
" The sky is not the limit , it's only the beginning " . Aren't your parents and teachers proud ?
Talking about race is a "way of life" over there in America and it becomes more prominent with every generation that has a better life. My god what a demagogue. Keep on thinking while "politicians" work your emotions . But hats off for the way he deliverd it.
Wow,thank you Brother
Thank you Mr. Livingston! God bless.
How do people dislike this video!!!?!?? I don't get it...
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