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  • From the Archives: Ruby Bridges Visits the White House

    One year ago today, President Obama visited with an icon of the civil rights movement in the Oval Office

  • Honoring Title IX Every Day

    Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.

  • Seattle: Compassionate AAPI Leadership, Activism, and Community Collaboration

    Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanderson, travels to Seattle, Washington and learns about the AAPI community's history, programs and organizations, and cultural institutions.

  • White House Hosts AAPI Youth Briefing

    The White House Office of Public Engagement and the White House Initiative on AAPIs welcome more than 150 student leaders for a briefing on bullying prevention, campus and community engagement, social media, higher education resources, and careers in the federal government.

  • CIA Celebrates National LGBT Pride Month

    The Central Intelligence Agency hosted a panel discussion of CIA senior leaders as part of the 2012 June Pride Month event, highligting the theme: “Inclusion for All, Celebrating with Pride.”

  • Building a More Inclusive USAID

    Mr. Malnak’s swearing-in took on special significance as it marked the first time a same-sex partner of a new USAID Mission Director participated in the event by holding the copy of the U.S. Constitution.

  • Defense Department Hosts First Ever LGBT Pride Month Event

    Following the full implementation of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal, the U.S. Department of Defense honored LGBT servicemembers and civilians at its first ever Pride Month event.

  • One Home at a Time: HUD Works with Illinois to Gain Equal Access for LGBT Americans

    On a daily basis, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Illinois Department of Human Rights work to eliminate housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

  • A New Generation at America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Rev. George Walker, a member of President Obama’s Advisory Board for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, discusses the progress that has been made in making colleges and universities more inclusive.

  • Remembering Vincent Chin

    The story of Vincent Chin serves as an important moment in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and civil rights history. Hate crimes remain all too prevalent in communities across the country, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.