With all the dark news revolving around America’s black people, it’s always a wonderful thing when we can tell good news for culture. And a black woman who historically gave birth to a black life the night before she graduated from black college—Well, we need this kind of news right now. But it gets better.
According to WDSU, Jada Siles She thought she would be absent from her Saturday morning opening ceremony because of the delivery the night before she walked the stage at the HBCU Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
“I thought I’d walk across the stage to get my degree, instead I got my baby,” Siles posted on Twitter. “My sweet face decided to make way for my big day (now hers).”
But what Sayles did not know was that Dillard was president Dr. Walter Kimbro Got a text about missing her big day at university to give birth and decided to go to the hospital to make sure he and his wife were able to attend an introductory ceremony.
“I even did the introductory part! This was a really sweet moment. I will never forget it, “Kimbro tweeted. “To me, that’s what HBCU is all about!”
He added that it was something he had never done before in his 18 years as college president.
Family members of Siles-Of course his newborn son was present in the hospital. According to WDSU, he earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with an emphasis on pre-law.
Congratulations, Jada Sayles, for your degree and your new addition to your family! This is just beautiful transcendence.