Category Archives: Empowerment

Video | President Obama Speaks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) 16th Annual Convention

President Obama speaks at the National Action Network’s 16th Annual Convention.  Watch it live here at 4:10 p.m. EDT/3:10/CT. We’ll post full video when available.

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(Photos) President Obama Meets with Pope Francis

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Video| President Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama Visit a Coral Reef High School

Updated with video

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Video | President Obama Hosts “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative at the White House

President Barack Obama laughs as he is introduced by Christian Champagne, 18, a senior at Hyde Park Career Academy in Chicago, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, to promote … Continue reading

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Video-Photos| Bill De Blasio’s NYC Mayoral Inauguration

Highlights of Mayor De Blasio taking the oath of office. CONGRATULATIONS, MAYOR DE BLASIO! Live events Bill de Blasio, Chiara de Blasio, Dante de Blasio, Chirlane McCray, Former President Bill Clinton, administers the oath of office to Mayor-elect Bill de … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela – Dead at the Age of 95

Nelson Mandela – a worldwide hero Thank you, Madiba Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s rights activist, dies Source: The Associated Press Katharine Lackey, USA TODAY William M. Welch, USA TODAY 4:54 p.m. EST December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela, whose successful struggle … Continue reading

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Obamacare Exchange Enrollment Opens Today: Know the FACTS

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and senior staff applaud in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, as the House passes the health care reform bill, March 21, 2010 —-Photo by Pete Souza In March 2010, the 44th President of … Continue reading

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Video Updated |Iman & Naomi Campbell Speak Out: Racism on the Runway: Name-dropping!

Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Armani use ONE token BLACK. Letter to Fashion Designers of America Eyes are on an industry that season after season watches fashion design houses consistently use of one or no models of color. No matter the … Continue reading

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Video |Serena Williams Win$ 2013 US Open Defeats Victoria Azarenka for 5th US Open Title

CONGRATULATIONS, SERENA! Serena passes the $50 million mark in winnings, the most money earned by a female athlete. USA Today World No. 1 Serena Williams defeated second-ranked Victoria Azarenka to win the U.S. Open women’s title on Sunday. With the … Continue reading

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Videos|”Let Freedom Ring” Ceremony | 50th Anniversay March on Washington: The 8-28-13 Speeches & Performances

Transcript of President Obama’s speech

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