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Oprah Winfrey to Deliver Commencement Address to Spelman College's Class of 2012: http://www.spelman.edu/_ezpost/data/pr_commencement_oprahwinfrey.shtml

A historically black liberal arts college for women located in Atlanta, Georgia dedicated to the intellectual, creative, ethical, and leadership development of its students.

I love this photo! It is so celebratory. Happy belated 85th birthday to Christine King Farris, Spelman College  associate professor and sister of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happy belated birthday to Christine King Farris, Spelman College associate professor and sister of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Johnetta Cole (b. October 19, 1936) was the first Black woman to serve as president of Spelman College, leading the institution from 1987 to 1997.  From 2002 to 2007, she was president of Bennett College in Greensboro, NC. Prior to her work as a university president, she taught at a number of schools, including the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Hunter College, and Emory University. Today, Dr. Cole serves as the director of the Smithsonian Institute's National African Art Museum.

Advancing the Cause of Education: 7 Black Women Who Kicked in the Schoolhouse Door

African-American history

Sophia B. Packard and Harriet E. Giles founded the first college for black women in the U. in The school was named Spelman College after Laura Celestia Spelman Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, who made a large donation to the school.

Covering the speech of Judy Smith at Spelman College -- she's the inspiration behind Olivia Pope in the popular TV hit "Scandal."

Covering the speech of Judy Smith at Spelman College -- she's the inspiration behind Olivia Pope in the popular TV hit "Scandal.

Mourners at Spelman College waiting to view King's coffin, Atlanta, GA, 1968

Mourners at Spelman College waiting to view King's coffin, Atlanta, GA, 1968

Poet Sonia Sanchez At Spelman College This Sunday, August 25

SuperbaddDDD poet Sonia Sanchez will be at Spelman College in Atlanta this Sunday, August in an on campus event that is free and open to the public. Sanchez will be doing a reading, Q&A and a book.

Spelman College

A historically black liberal arts college for women located in Atlanta, Georgia dedicated to the intellectual, creative, ethical, and leadership development of its students.

There was lots of joy on the campus of #SpelmanCollege this week. Happy 133rd Founders Day to an incredible place to learn, teach and grow f...

There was lots of joy on the campus of Spelman College this week. Happy Founders Day to an incredible place to learn, teach and grow for women of color!

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