The Harlem native overcame a very troubled past. As a teen, he fell into a life of crime, but bounced back to become a graduate of the esteemed New York City college.
What's more, Morton will begin his residency at the same hospital where he was saved.
Banning the box on college applications, "ensures that every young person has a shot," Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, said.
The drawings, which feature a Black woman saying "would you look at the time, I'm late for my abortion" while wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt and another cartoon of a garden hoe asking a Black man "who is you calling a hoe," have many students speaking out, calling the caricatures offensive.
For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools
Whiteness History Month is actually a thing, at least at a college in Portland, Ore.
The video was uploaded to the popular college-used app, Yeti. Videos and photos, uploaded to the community app anonymously, is a place where students can share events and information on campus.
The 17-year-old Chicago native, who moved with her family into the White House in 2008 when her father first became president, is set to graduate high school this spring and is considering Barnard College and New York University.
According to a new Gallup-USA Funds Minority College Graduates Report, HBCU graduates actually fare better than those who go to other schools and universities.
The article was well received by readers - but not so the image of a Black student with "bulging eyes and an exaggerated white mouth," wearing a cap and gown while walking through a ravaged town complete with broken stop sign, damaged cars, and broken windows.