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Wanda Durant Addresses Bowie State Grads During 2024 Commencement

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2024
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Wanda Durant, the inspirational matriarch behind NBA icon Kevin Durant, delivered a rousing commencement address on Friday, May 24, before the Bowie State University Class of 2024. Raised in the neighboring town of Capitol Heights, which she described as the “drug capital of the world” during her time, Mama Durant drew from her own life experiences as she challenged the graduates to view their success as a pathway for those following in their footsteps. “When I stand here and look at you graduates, I see myself, I see my sons,”...

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