Odiase is one of two valedictorians at Fisk University, a historically black college in Nashville, Tennessee.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed legislation that would have allowed religious organizations to deny services and jobs to LGBT people. The decision came after many companies, including Disney, Coca-Cola and Home Depot, spoke out against the bill. Some companies threatened boycotts.
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks to NPR’s Marilyn Geewax about how businesses have helped influence social change in America.