David Hudson joined the White House in January of 2014 and currently serves as the Associate Director of Content for the Office of Digital Strategy. Prior to this role, he was the Managing Editor at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. A native of Richmond, Virginia, David received his bachelor's degree in English and African American and African Studies from the University of Virginia.
President Obama travels to Charleston, South Carolina to honor the life of pastor and state senator Clementa Pinckney -- one of the nine who lost their lives in the shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.
Today's record release brings the total number of records made public by this White House to more than 4.59 million.
The Supreme Court rules to preserve a critical tool that helps prevent housing discrimination.
In this week's address, the President spoke to his priority of growing the economy and opening new avenues of opportunity for hardworking Americans.
President Obama addresses the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco.
Discovery Channel and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network are airing "RISE: The Promise of My Brother’s Keeper" — a documentary that explores the lives of the boys and young men of color from four programs across the U.S. that are living the principles of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative.
On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger and his regiment arrived in Galveston, Texas to spread the good news that the Civil War had ended and all enslaved African Americans had been freed by President Lincoln’s signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
On June 17, 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in America, becoming a national symbol of liberty and democracy.
The President takes part in a ceremony honoring the D.C.-area high school students in this year's White House Mentorship and Leadership Program.
June 15, 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, a pioneering legal document that served as the foundation for American democracy and individual rights.