Marcus Gause said "the lyrics were really what I was trying to portray to my students" at T. Wingate Andrews High School in North Carolina.
The 18-year-old is heading to the University of Southern California.
A vigil held in remembrance of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a Michigan graduation and protests in Colombia round out this week's most stunning images.
High school senior Jessie Skyy Turney-Zapata apparently had two options: attend an event with up to 500 people or get snubbed.
The 22-year-old activist celebrated her philosophy, politics and economics degree with a very messy graduation photo.
President Donald Trump tried to defend his awkward walk down a West Point ramp, but instead people found an old Trump tweet insulting then-President Barack Obama.
Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama address the graduating classes of 2020 on their role in a tumultuous nation.
The singer appeared at YouTube’s "Dear Class of 2020" event alongside the Obamas, BTS and Taylor Swift.
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point's class of 2020 was summoned to return after Trump declared he would deliver their commencement address on June 13.
Hawaii graduates share their hopes for the future as the global pandemic has altered the joyful and lei-filled ceremonies of their island home.