>> I am moved by words in her last->> US Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos receiving an honorary doctorate and plenty of boos from historically black university, Bethune-Cookman Wednesday. Several students also turning their backs on Trump's top education adviser. DeVos' appearance, like her cabinet nomination itself, causing controversy before she even stepped through the door.
Thousands had signed a petition trying to block her appearance. Wary of welcoming the woman who earlier this year praised black colleges for being examples of school choice. When most were founded by those with no choice, as they were banned from whites only colleges. BCU's COO opting to use the occasion as a teachable moment.
>> We are very aware of the statement, the misstatement that was made several months ago, and this is for Bethun-Cookman University. An opportunity to engage and to educate the Secretary. Many of the graduating students saw it differently, the school's president at one point scolding the jeering crowd.>> I am moved by