Tag Archives: President Obama

Obama on Trump’s Mexican Border Wall: “Good Luck With That.”

On Tuesday President Obama discussed what he called the "half-baked" policy put forth by the Trump campaign

During a daily White House briefing on Tuesday, President Obama discussed what he called the…

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These Colleges Are Changing The Lives of Low-Income Students

At these schools, low-income students make it to graduation day

Can low income students make it to commencement day? Yes, according to a new report…

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Obama Administration Supports African American STEM Degree Completion

Administration takes action to accelerate progress

Supporting the attaining of degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics remains…

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BREAKING: Obama Speaks on Brussels Attacks

Speaking from Cuba, President Obama addressed the Tuesday morning attacks in Brussels

During a speech to the Cuban people at the Gran Teatro de la Havana, President…

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Apple: We Did Not Expect to Be at Odds With Our Government

Tim Cook uses Apple event to double-down on fight with FBI

Tim Cook uses Apple event to double-down on fight with FBI.

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How Not to Help Poor, Black Children – Part 1

Cultural relevance in education reform is key

After an education trip to Cameroon, an African American teacher learns to her dismay that…

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New Tech HBCU Initiative In Support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper

Student tech entrepreneurs gather at SXSW

In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative was launched at this year’s festival.

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GOP Refusing to Allow Hearing for Obama’s SCOTUS Pick, Merrick Garland

After praising the Obama SCOTUS pick during his nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court, the same GOP leaders are now trying to block Merrick Garland

After weeks of speculation, President Obama has nominated D.C. Circuit Court Judge, Merrick Garland, to…

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Here’s President Obama’s Views on Apple, the FBI and iPhone Encryption

The President's extended comments on the Apple vs. FBI encryption battle and Edward Snowden, at SXSW 2016

The President’s extended comments on the Apple vs. FBI encryption battle and Edward Snowden, at…

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President Obama Speaks On Apple, FBI Issue and Using Tech for Civic Duty at SXSW

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology.

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Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

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Obama ‘Beefs Up’ TechHire Initiative to Put More Americans in Tech Jobs

TechHire, Obama's strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and extended to more communities

TechHire, Obama’s strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and…

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Carla Hayden, First Woman and African American Nominated to Lead Library of Congress

A long time devotee of making libraries accessible and digital-friendly

Carla Hayden is the first woman and first African American to be nominated to lead…

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Part 2: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

One hard reality of getting out of debt is that you have to do two…

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Part 1: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

Money Coach and Author Lynnette Khalfani-Cox knows all too well the struggles African Americans have…

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President Obama Nominates First African American to Head Library of Congress

Carla Hayden has been nominated as 14th Librarian of Congress

President Obama nominates Carla Hayden as new head of the Library of Congress, making her…

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Should Computer Science Education Cover More Than Coding?

You need theory as well as practice, some say

Colleges teach computer science theory, but hackers and coding boot camps teach how to code…

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President Obama’s 2017 Budget Supports Increased Equity and Excellence

Extends conversation about the need to prioritize education

President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposes key investments in education, teachers and other school…

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UC Davis to Host Energy Institute For Young African Leaders Program

First energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship

UC Davis will host the first energy-themed institute of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship…

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What the Obama Administration Is Doing to Fight Black Unemployment

President Obama's plan to boost employment for African Americans

In his efforts to promote work and reduce poverty, Obama has expanded the Earned Income…

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