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Posted byon January 23, 2012 at 4:00 AM EDT
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 6:19 PM EDT
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 2:31 PM EDT
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 5:30 PM EDT
Mrs. Obama asked the crowd to honor Angelou's contributions by following her example in helping others.
Posted byon January 16, 2012 at 4:40 PM EDT
Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, reminds us that the best way to live up Dr. Martin Luther King's definition of greatness is by serving.
Posted byon January 16, 2012 at 4:10 PM EDT
The President, First Lady, and Malia Obama helped out with a service project in Washington, DC, while the Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden traveled to Philadephia to honor Dr. King's legacy of service.
Posted byon January 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
The White House Historical Association has combed their archives for images that highlight the impact the civil rights leader has had on several administrations
Posted byon January 16, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
In 2012, those who wish to honor Dr. King on his holiday will be able gather in celebration at his memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Watch President Obama speak at the dedication ceremony.
Posted byon January 13, 2012 at 6:19 PM EDT
A look back at the day President Ronald Reagan signed legislation designating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a federal holiday.
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
James Bailey, Market Vice President of the Southeastern region for an Economic Empowerment non-profit organization, personal passion is to ensure that lives of those who need it most are given a hand-up and not a hand-out