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Posted byon February 1, 2012 at 2:21 PM EST
February is African American History Month and throughout the month, President Obama and Obama Administration officials will host forums, conference calls, community conversations, and events honoring African American History Month.
Posted byon January 30, 2012 at 1:41 PM EST
A look back at the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which makes it easier for workers to challenge unequal pay.
Posted byon January 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 8:00 AM EST
To mark National Gay-Straight Alliance Day, the Office of Public Engagement's LGBT liaison reflects on the progress that the Obama Administration has made in addressing bullying.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 12:42 AM EST
Miss something the President said at the State of the Union? Read the remarks, watch the video, or learn more.
Posted byon January 24, 2012 at 10:39 PM EST
We've put together a Blueprint that outlines the ideas in tonight's State of the Union and shows what it will take to achieve the President's vision.
Posted byon January 23, 2012 at 3:00 AM EST
In the first completely-virtual interview from the White House, President Obama will answer questions that have been submitted by Americans from across the country via YouTube. The virtual event with the President will happen through Google+ Hangouts, a live multi-person video chat.
Posted byon January 18, 2012 at 5:19 PM EST
The Office of Civil Rights releases two documents elaborating on the effects of the Americans with Disablities Act Amendments Act in regards to public elementary and secondary education programs. These documents ensure that all Americans, with disabilities or not, have access to quality education.
Posted byon January 18, 2012 at 1:31 PM EST
Monday, January 16, President Obama and officials from across the Obama Administration participated in events and community service projects commemorating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.
Posted byon January 16, 2012 at 4:30 PM EST
Mrs Obama asked the crowd to honor Angelou's contributions by following her example in helping others