fbpx

Being named valedictorian of your class is a huge honor in and of itself, but when Ahmed Muhammad recently delivered his valedictorian speech at Oakland Technical High School, he had one other major reason to celebrate. The California resident didn’t just outrank all of his classmates. He also holds the honor of being the first Black male valedictorian in his school’s 106-year history. So when he first heard the news, Muhammad was naturally thrilled.

Menu