“Graduate Together: America Honors The High School Class Of 2020 Special” to be broadcast this evening, 5pm PDT!
“Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others.
“ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC will simultaneously air the special May 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern [5 p.m. Pacific] along with more than 20 other broadcast and digital streaming partners, according to the announcement Tuesday [May 5] from organizers.
“Several high school students from Chicago public schools and the Obama Youth Jobs Corps will join, as will the Jonas Brothers, Yara Shahidi, Bad Bunny, Lena Waithe, Pharrell Williams, Megan Rapinoe and H.E.R.
“The event is titled “Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020.” It’s hosted by the education advocacy group XQ Institute, The LeBron James Family Foundation and The Entertainment Industry Foundation,” by the Associated Press via TIME Magazine. Read more