Category Archives: Education

Video | President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Townhall

Full Transcript of Remarks by the President at My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall Excerpt: “Now, everybody has got different talents and everybody has got different passions. And sometimes — part of the goal of My Brother’s Keeper is to expose … Continue reading

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Reverend Dr. William Barber Speaks on America’s TRUE MORAL COMPASS

True MORAL COMPASS

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Video & Transcript | Remarks by the President on the Economy, Denver, CO

President Barack Obama speaks at Denver’s Cheesman Park, Wednesday morning, July 9, 2014. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post) For Immediate Release July 09, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy, Denver, CO-Cheesman Park, Denver, Colorado Excerpt: President Obama: The … Continue reading

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Live White House Working Families Summit

Summit starts at 9 a.m. ET. Will update with MORE videos soon.

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President Obama Travels to Standing Rock Reservation In ND

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the powwow grounds and a view … Continue reading

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President Obama speaks at Worcester Technical High School

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Rachel Jeantel Keeps her Promise to Trayvon & Graduates High School Today

CONGRATULATIONS, RACHEL! Rachel Jeantel keeps her commitment to Trayvon Watch VIDEO HERE. Sybrina Fulton attends Rachel’s graduation.  We’re so proud of you, Rachel! Rod Vereen and Rachel Jeantel (Courtesy photo) Rachel:  “I did it,” Jeantel said. “The witness who didn’t … Continue reading

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President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at West Point

WEST POINT, NY – MAY 28: U.S. President Barack Obama pauses for the invocation before giving the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, 2014 in West Point, New York. … Continue reading

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Why Brown v. Board of Education Is STILL the Most Important Court Decision of the 20th Century

This week has been the Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The First Lady went to Topeka, Kansas to deliver a speech about the Anniversary. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v … Continue reading

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s 2014 State of the State Address

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s State of the State Address, fresh off the heels of hip surgery in February. I’m posting this address, because Governor Dayton’s support of Minnesota’s education for it’s children is extraordinary, and especially our PUBLIC SCHOOLS. I … Continue reading

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