MOREHOUSE ‘SEIZES’ PRESIDENT’S DAY TO LAUNCH ‘BARACK OBAMA DAY’

Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson Jr. stands left and Robert Davidson, Chair of the Board of Trustees, right, as President Barack Obama holds his honorary a doctorate of laws degree during the Morehouse College 129th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

*Morehouse is celebrating just one president this President’s Day.

“This year, we are seizing the traditional President’s Day holiday as an opportunity to take a nuanced look at the good, the bad and the complicated moments of the Obama presidency, and the future of his legacy,” reads a flyer for the first ever Barack Obama Day at the HBCU. “Join us for a powerful day of dialogue, debate, and discourse.”

Michael Eric Dyson is serving as the keynote speaker.

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NewsOne is streaming some of today’s events on Facebook Live through 6 p.m.

Watch below:

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