Former AG Loretta Lynch to speak in Tuskegee

Former AG Loretta Lynch to speak in Tuskegee
Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will be the keynote speaker at Tuskegee University's graduation ceremony in May. (Photo Source: Tuskegee University Communications Dept.)

TUSKEGEE, AL (WSFA) - Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who served in the position during the Obama administration, will travel to Alabama in May to speak at Tuskegee University.

Lynch is set to be the keynote speaker at Tuskegee’s spring graduation ceremony on May 11.

The nation’s first female African-American attorney general was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2015 and held the position until the end of the Obama administration. Prior to that, she served as head of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York twice, under both President Bill Clinton and Obama.

Tuskegee’s May 11 commencement ceremony will be held in the campus’ Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Arena. The commencement processional will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the official ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.

Visit www.tuskegee.edu/commencement for information about overflow seating on campus and live-stream opportunities.

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