But Spelman? During his teens, Packwood says he got into his share of fights and even landed in jail a few times. The A. For now, Packwood is enjoying his rise to the top. Dramatic Sigh 37, views. OWN Recommended for you. Share This Story. Where are those videos?
Joshua Packwood, at the age of 22, became the first white valedictorian of Morehouse College, a historically black college, in Packwood was a Rhodes Scholar finalist and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics with a perfect Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black So a guidance counselor suggested he consider Morehouse College, one.
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For the most part, Packwood says the experience among his Morehouse brethren has been overwhelmingly good - with the exception of a few negative comments.
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Add to. One of my nephews is the product of that nonphenomenon. He was elected dorm president and to class council during freshmen year - and was a favorite at campus fashion shows. Still, the majority of students told CNN that he earned his accolades and they stand behind him.
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Post a comment iReport. The experience of living with his best friend's family had a profound effect on Packwood, who says he saw a "different side of black America.
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Joshua Packwood, at the age of 22, became the first white valedictorian of Morehouse College, a historically black college, in Packwood was a Rhodes. Vice dropped a video on Wednesday about a white student named Joshua Packwood was the valedictorian of Morehouse College in I was shocked to see the headline “White Valedictorian Makes Morehouse History” on the front page of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
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Strange answers to the psychopath test Jon Ronson - Duration: MorehouseCollege 7, views. Packwood said that "Gaining a different perspective on issues and a different philosophy on life" was a principal reason for his attendance at Morehouse, and that attending provided him with "a never-ending stream of motivation and inspiration in terms of the students," that "Morehouse is a special place," that "students come here with a mission," and that "that mission is what really drew me to the school.
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Packwood said that his experiences at Morehouse had been "overwhelmingly positive" and that he believed America indeed still had issues of prejudice and racism to overcome.
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Don't like this video? For the most part, Packwood says the experience among his Morehouse brethren has been overwhelmingly good - with the exception of a few negative comments. Read some literature on the subject. King epitomized, it's not about black or white, it's about the content of [a person's] character," says Packwood.
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Posted: May 19, BE. Packwood, who eventually majored in economics, excelled at Morehouse.
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And inhe became the school's first white valedictorian.
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Campus administrators say that black or white, Packwood's experience is consistent with the school's mission: to produce future leaders.
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I feel like those stories are more curious and perplexing. You can find him at your mama's mama's house drinking all her brown liquors. Sign in to make your opinion count. Why a white dude who occupied mostly white spaces in his formative years decides to make an all-black institution his focus is obviously curious.