Tag Archives: President Obama

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Revised Program To Offer Relief to More Student Loan Borrowers

Revised pay-as-you-earn plan reduces payment amount

More student loan borrowers are expected to make use of a revised payment plan that…

By Robin White Goode

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Jimmy Carter Announces He Has Advanced Cancer

President Obama offers well wishes, says 'We are rooting for you'

Former president Carter announced cancer has spread and, although type has not been disclosed, there’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[INFOGRAPHIC] P-TECH: The School That’s Taking Over the World

This STEM high school is an engine of success

P-TECH, a 6-year, year-round high school in Brooklyn born of a public-private partnership is being…

By Robin White Goode

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Art Industry Leader Thelma Golden Joins Obama Foundation Board

Studio Museum of Harlem head to lead plans for Barack Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Studio Museum of Harlem head, Thelma Golden, will lead plans for the Barack Obama Presidential…

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Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: How the Legislation Impacts Young Minorities Today

President Obama and civil rights leaders shining light on importance of restoring provision of the act to protect minorities

Activists are calling for expansion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and President Obama…

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President Obama Hosts First-Ever White House Demo Day

Event celebrates the role entrepreneurship plays in America’s economy

President Obama hosted the first-ever Demo Day, which celebrated the role entrepreneurship plays in America’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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An Education Opportunity for Those Paying Their Debt to Society

Cutting off Pell grant access was a mistake

Pell grants offered an education opportunity before 1994 (when Congress cut off access) that helped…

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Reggie Love: Career Lessons I Learned as President Obama’s Assistant

Love explains how working with POTUS has helped him to succeed in his career today

President Obama’s former assistant, Reggie Love, explains how his career lessons with POTUS have helped…

By Courtney Connley

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Your Next Best Hire May Have Spent Time in Prison

Mark Holden of Koch Industries shares why criminal justice reform makes for good business

Although the U.S. has less than 5% of the world’s population, it houses roughly 25%…

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[PHOTOS] First Look Inside the Cuban Embassy in the US

For the first time since 1961, Cuba re-opened its embassy in Washington, D.C.

For the first time since 1961, Cuba has re-opened its embassy in Washington, D.C.

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White House ConnectHome Pilot Program Expands High-Speed Broadband to Low-Income Families

The public/private partnership involves eight ISPs who will offer service in 28 communities

More than 90% of households with a college-educated parent use the Internet, but fewer than…

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News Update: Politics Roundup

Here's some of the big news happening right now

A politics roundup including an epic legal battle in North Carolina to restore voting rights…

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Malia Obama Spotted Interning on Set of HBO’s ‘Girls’

Malia Obama lands a new summer gig

First Daughter, Malia Obama, was spotted interning on the set of HBO’s hit series “Girls”.

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President Obama Wants to Extend Overtime Pay Protection to Millions of Workers

New changes will make nearly 5 million more workers eligible for overtime pay

President Obama announces plan to expand overtime pay protection to millions of workers in 2016.

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President Obama Uses N-Word, Says America is ‘Not Cured’ of Racism

Obama discusses racism and gun control with comedian Marc Maron

President Obama uses the n-word to make his point about racism in America.

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[WATCH]President Obama on Charleston Shooting: ‘I’ve Had to Make Statements Like This Too Many Times’

In his speech, Obama notes the rich history of Emanuel AME Church

President Obama addresses the mass shooting that took place Wednesday at a historical black church…

By Courtney Connley

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Hillary Clinton Wants To Be The Nation’s Small Business President

The Democratic presidential candidate is turning to social media to lay out her policies for helping entrepreneurs

Hillary Clinton takes to social media to promote her policies for the nation’s small business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Look Inside the Obama’s Finances

A cautious approach to wealth-building

Polls shows that Americans think President Obama is a ‘cautious’ leader, and his 2014…

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama Delivers Commencement Address at South Dakota Community College

Small town in red state basks in unexpected honor

On Friday, May 8, President Barack Obama gave the commencement address at a small powerhouse…

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President Obama Talks Retirement Plans with David Letterman

POTUS jokes about playing dominoes with Letterman during his retirement years

President Obama and David Letterman talk retirement plans on the “Late Show with David Letterman”.

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