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Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 4:23 PM EDT
President Obama is on hand for the unveiling of the new Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT
The release of a postage stamp honoring Rosa Parks on the 100th anniversary of her birthday commemorates the courage and legacy of the American civil rights icon.
Posted byon February 1, 2013 at 12:45 PM EDT
This year, African American History Month celebrates two landmark anniversaries in American history, with the theme, “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.”
Posted byon January 31, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT
President Obama's proposal for Immigration Refrom is well recieved by the LGBT community as they offer support for comprehensive reform.
Posted byon December 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT
In honor of Human Rights Week, Samantha Power explains how advancing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world is central to, not separate from, our comprehensive human rights agenda.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 7:45 PM EDT
Roy L. Austin Jr., the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division, attends the Ninth Anniversary of the National Center for Transgender Equality in Washington, D.C., and delivers remarks about the Obama Administration’s commitment to safety and justice for all Americans, including transgender Americans.
Posted byon November 20, 2012 at 4:52 PM EDT
Earlier today, a group of transgender community advocates met with White House staff to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance and discuss ways in which we can work together to ensure dignity, equality, and justice for all people.
Posted byon October 19, 2012 at 10:35 AM EDT
We're marking Spirit Day 2012 at the White House.
Posted byon October 8, 2012 at 5:42 PM EDT
An Obama Administration official explains what it means to her family as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz is designated a National Monument
Posted byon October 8, 2012 at 5:31 PM EDT
The Secretary of the Interior says he is guided by Chavez’ philosophy that only in service to others do we find the true meaning of our lives.