Harvard graduate's unique speech goes viral

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!"


  • Dead Children Playing
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  • Matthew Palmer
    Matthew Palmer7 ditë më parë


  • speak TRUTH
    speak TRUTH8 ditë më parë


  • Milea Cristian
    Milea Cristian13 ditë më parë

    Why not put his name in the title ?

  • Desi B
    Desi B15 ditë më parë


  • Theresa Terena Fornah-Sesay
    Theresa Terena Fornah-Sesay18 ditë më parë

    He is so good. Chai!Keep shining brother

  • ChikaLicious Dessert
    ChikaLicious Dessert19 ditë më parë


  • Burn TraitorNation
    Burn TraitorNation19 ditë më parë

    I will never socialize or do business with someone who went to an American University.

  • Saramai Nyugen
    Saramai Nyugen22 ditë më parë

    So very inspirational!! Thank you!!

  • Joshua Ablorh
    Joshua Ablorh23 ditë më parë

    I want to be a confident and an outstanding student like this gentleman.oh help me Lord

  • Fatima Abdalla

    Fatima Abdalla

    22 ditë më parë

    Only you can do it !

  • Amon Breen
    Amon Breen28 ditë më parë

    He is going to be the future president

  • Tapatio Guadaljara
    Tapatio GuadaljaraMuaj më parë

    The typical tom-tom expectably alert because softball histopathologically whip but a puzzling windchime. kindhearted, wicked temperature

  • margarita brannon
    margarita brannonMuaj më parë

    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

    SPIDERBOYMuaj më parë

    We just need Dr. Dre to put a beat on it

    SKI MASK MAKMuaj më parë

    oh boy can he be one hell of a ghost writer

  • Johnae Johnson
    Johnae JohnsonMuaj më parë

    So outgoing

  • Tim Kazuki
    Tim KazukiMuaj më parë

    More like freestyle rap.

  • ssaytune
    ssaytuneMuaj më parë

    Dude sounds like mlk

  • vokes
    vokesMuaj më parë

    tell me you're from Harvard without telling me you're from Harvard

  • JJ Junior
    JJ JuniorMuaj më parë

    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??

  • Aicha Mkhater
    Aicha MkhaterMuaj më parë


  • Oh ! C'mon, Really ?
    Oh ! C'mon, Really ?Muaj më parë

    No poetry here, No metric, No rhymes, No congruence, Nothing.

  • Clean Flix
    Clean FlixMuaj më parë

    There’s a reason he went to harverd

  • A r m a a n
    A r m a a nMuaj më parë

    This guy didn't graduate that day. Harvard University did.

  • Andrew Miller
    Andrew MillerMuaj më parë

    Now will anyone tell him that a college degree is just an expensive price if Toilet paper

  • t s
    t sMuaj më parë

    When did we go back to the 1960's?

  • Fatuma Dirir
    Fatuma DirirMuaj më parë

    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✊🏾❤

  • Morris Kirimi
    Morris KirimiMuaj më parë

    Waaooow wonderfull

  • Simone
    SimoneMuaj më parë

    Imagine him becoming the next President of the United States.

  • Keyah
    KeyahMuaj më parë

    Notice how he ain’t even look at the paper.

  • Rosean Henson
    Rosean HensonMuaj më parë

    The spirit of Amanda Gorman brought me here✌🏼

  • Varud Boonjoong
    Varud Boonjoong2 muaj më parë

    I dont care about the rest of your jabling. Starting by discriminating those who teach you, already destroy the rest.

  • Shanks
    Shanks2 muaj më parë

    When the silent boy in class goes to stage

  • Rosean Henson

    Rosean Henson

    Muaj më parë


  • Malik Stephens
    Malik Stephens2 muaj më parë

    If Lil B, Kid Cudi, and Russell Westbrook morphed together..it would be him...Amazing speech

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  • Yoshi
    Yoshi2 muaj më parë

    Looking and hearing Harvard students talk is utterly frightening

  • Knox Golding
    Knox Golding2 muaj më parë

    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.

  • Morgan Sapp
    Morgan Sapp2 muaj më parë

    I know him! He is the sweetest guy in the whole world!

  • LaWanDa Williams
    LaWanDa Williams2 muaj më parë


  • uropy
    uropy2 muaj më parë

    He is a good rapper. But What is he talking about?

  • Ryan Huriwai
    Ryan Huriwai2 muaj më parë

    Preach it brother!!! Let it be heard deep and wide,near and far!!!

  • Isa Sunasra
    Isa Sunasra2 muaj më parë

    When u use everything u got

  • Kai Kim
    Kai Kim2 muaj më parë

    why am i crying while listening to this?

  • Wallace Pekeur
    Wallace Pekeur2 muaj më parë

    I thought it was kid cudi from the thumbnail

  • since 0000
    since 00002 muaj më parë

    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.

  • D Patterson
    D Patterson2 muaj më parë

    🤯 🤯 🤯

  • Amit kumar Yadav
    Amit kumar Yadav2 muaj më parë

    One question - What does he want to say?? 🙄

    BARRY BIBBS2 muaj më parë

    Awesome speech! There is hope for the future of America!!

    sToLeN CINNAMON2 muaj më parë

    me who cant 3vem read infront of the class: yeh i can do this

  • Doranda Doranda
    Doranda Doranda2 muaj më parë

    What fraternity is he in?

  • Pastor Benaiah
    Pastor Benaiah2 muaj më parë

    Wonderful my son go on and on

  • rahul chandorkar
    rahul chandorkar2 muaj më parë

    The speech is amazing, but why is there not a single comment saying he looks like Kid Cudi.

  • Karl Lichtenberg
    Karl Lichtenberg2 muaj më parë

    Low-key thought he was Kid Cudi when I first saw the thumbnail😂

  • For Afefe Ayilola
    For Afefe Ayilola2 muaj më parë

    Wow 😁 sooooo soooo beautiful wowwwwww!!!

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    chris pham2 muaj më parë

    The unruly snowboarding visually clear because married preferentially overflow alongside a hanging node. overrated, disgusting cymbal

  • The Noch
    The Noch2 muaj më parë

    I seen this when it came back and year's later I am back watch this beautiful video and I still love it 💝

  • Landon Hyde
    Landon Hyde2 muaj më parë

    Fake news

  • Ethan Lake
    Ethan Lake2 muaj më parë

    he spoke to fast

  • Shivam


    2 muaj më parë

    Transcript is their !

  • Jacqueline Jacqueline
    Jacqueline Jacqueline2 muaj më parë


  • A
    A2 muaj më parë

    Now for the rest of his life he has to uneducate himself from our education system.

  • Maria Pham
    Maria Pham2 muaj më parë

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  • Erfanul Islam
    Erfanul Islam2 muaj më parë

    Says a harvard graduate :^)

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  • Veronica Santana
    Veronica Santana2 muaj më parë


  • Yasser Alshahrani
    Yasser Alshahrani2 muaj më parë

    He is so fast that he make me also nerves

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    Speedyboba2 muaj më parë


  • Linda Beale
    Linda Beale2 muaj më parë

    Wow !!!

  • Sylvia Tiisetso Khabele
    Sylvia Tiisetso Khabele2 muaj më parë

    Très bien

  • A D
    A D2 muaj më parë

    “URL TV.Tv”

  • MantraLibre 1
    MantraLibre 12 muaj më parë

    That's me on ritalin

  • Corteze Loudermilk
    Corteze Loudermilk2 muaj më parë

    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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    Benicio Moran2 muaj më parë

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    willastralian2 muaj më parë


  • Jason MB999
    Jason MB9992 muaj më parë

    4:43 so much if his emotions. Just fir him to say 'together'. The words dont match the emotions

  • Jason MB999
    Jason MB9992 muaj më parë

    Please don't speak about poverty, only graduate in the family. Please

  • Writer PMG
    Writer PMG2 muaj më parë

    Outstanding. Reminds me of Dr. Kendrick Davis Sr. Awesome young man.

  • Arskan Mohamed
    Arskan Mohamed2 muaj më parë

    The best speach its just awsome

  • denny
    denny2 muaj më parë

    DAMN, that sent chills through my body.....

  • Stride
    Stride2 muaj më parë

    Imagine getting the highest grades in one of the hardest schools in the world

  • Dr. Albertus Barnes
    Dr. Albertus Barnes2 muaj më parë

    Blessings to you, Donovan Livingston!!!

  • Dit is goud ey
    Dit is goud ey3 muaj më parë

    Why do black people always have to be talking about slavery?

  • Barbara Thompson
    Barbara Thompson3 muaj më parë

    A black brilliant beautiful poetic.

  • Uonder Kilkenny

    Uonder Kilkenny

    7 ditë më parë

    What I hope to become

  • Maria Lambell
    Maria Lambell3 muaj më parë

    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 🙏

  • Sheila Forde
    Sheila Forde3 muaj më parë

    St.Michael Cathedral Church Service

  • Herbert M
    Herbert M3 muaj më parë

    the next barack

  • Sharron Stevens
    Sharron Stevens3 muaj më parë


  • Cherry Janes
    Cherry Janes3 muaj më parë

    " The sky is not the limit , it's only the beginning " . Aren't your parents and teachers proud ?

  • Freedom Quest
    Freedom Quest3 muaj më parë


  • Peter Proleet
    Peter Proleet3 muaj më parë

    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.

  • Rusiate Nadakuitavuki
    Rusiate Nadakuitavuki3 muaj më parë

    Wow,thank you Brother

  • Jish
    Jish3 muaj më parë

    *Mic Drop*

  • Gertrude Buck
    Gertrude Buck3 muaj më parë


  • Tonyh0113
    Tonyh01133 muaj më parë

    Amazing 🤩

  • Marcel Enatoh
    Marcel Enatoh3 muaj më parë

    So Confident

  • Science771
    Science7713 muaj më parë

    Thank you Mr. Livingston! God bless.

  • Winsome Dixon
    Winsome Dixon3 muaj më parë

    Great speech

  • Carlos McMerty-Brummer
    Carlos McMerty-Brummer3 muaj më parë

    How do people dislike this video!!!?!?? I don't get it...

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