Author(s)ORU Library, Holy Spirit Research Center
KeywordsOral Roberts University
African American Studies
Christian Denominations and Sects
Ethics in Religion
Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies
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AbstractThis is a transcript of the 1978 commencement address at Oral Roberts University held on April 30th, 1978. The address was given by civil rights leader, Reverend Jesse Jackson who also received an honorary doctorate from ORU. Jackson talked about ORU's reputation for racial integration and equality and challenged the students and university to continue to live out the dream of equality in education.