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Posted byon February 28, 2011 at 2:36 PM EDT
Continuing the Celebrating Black History Month series, Jocelyn Frye, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy and Special Projects for the First Lady, discusses her work to inspire young people and offers advice.
Posted byon February 27, 2011 at 12:30 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder contributes his story to the Celebrating Black History Month series.
Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 7:27 PM EDT
A quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 5:55 PM EDT
As part of its ongoing efforts to improve relations with and conditions for Native Americans, the White House is releasing the synopsis of the 2010 White House Tribal Nations Conference. Read it here.
Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 4:08 PM EDT
The USDA announces a new claims process for Hispanics and women who believe they were the victims of discrimination in federal aid money. Secretary Tom Vilsack explains the claims process.
USDA Anuncia Proceso para Resolver Reclamaciones de Discriminación contra Agricultores Hispanos y Mujeres AgricultorasPosted byon February 25, 2011 at 4:06 PM EDT
En colaboración con nuestros colegas en el Departamento de Justicia, hemos iniciado un programa que les ofrece un camino hacia la justicia a agricultores hispanos y mujeres agricultoras quienes consideran fueron objeto de discriminación por el Departamento de Agricultura entre 1981 y el 2000.
Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 12:31 PM EDT
Continuing the Celebrating Black History Month series, Michael Stroud talks about the work he's doing at the Department of Homeland Security to work with Congress on important issues for American safety and security.
Posted byon February 24, 2011 at 4:34 PM EDT
President Obama hosts a screening of Thurgood at the White House movie theater -- an HBO film about the life and career of the remarkable Civil Rights lawyer and the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. Go behind-the-scenes with the Justice's sons and writer George Stevens, Jr.
Posted byon February 24, 2011 at 3:19 PM EDT
As we continue the Celebrating Black History Month series, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk talks about the need to improve American education to stay competitive in a global economy.
Posted byon February 24, 2011 at 1:05 PM EDT
The White House celebrates Black History Month with a tribute to Motown’s legacy. Watch performances by Jamie Foxx, Smokey Robinson, Sheryl Crow, Seal and more along with a student workshop live on WhiteHouse.gov.