Commencement Address at Howard University
Commencement Address at Howard University 1
Lyndon B. Johnson
In this commencement address, President Johnson calls for a redefinition of equality.
June 4, 1965
Dr. Nabrit, my fellow Americans:
I am delighted at the chance to speak at this important and this historic institution. Howard has long been an outstanding center for the education of Negro Americans. Its students are of every race and color and they come from many countries of the world. It is truly a working example of democratic excellence.
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