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From Barack Obama, to Yara Shahidi, H.E.R., Lebron James, Lena Waithe, and more, celebrities are honoring the Class of 2020 in a major way.

The coronavirus pandemic may have prompted the cancellation of high school graduation ceremonies, but Lebron James has teamed up with XQ Institute, the Entertainment Industry Foundation Partner, and a few of his celebrity friends. Together, they will honor more than 3 million high school seniors across the country with a special event, Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020.

The hour-long media event with feature a commencement speech from former President Barack Obama, in addition to remarks from Yara Shahidi, Lena Waithe, and more.

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And, if the commencement speaker lineup isn’t enough, the 2020 class will be serenaded with performances from H.E.R., Pharrell, and more.

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Watch the ceremony LIVE on CLEO TV on Saturday, May 16 at 8P/7C. #GraduateTogether

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