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Posted byon April 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
GLSEN hosts its national day of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT bullying.
Posted byon April 16, 2013 at 5:26 PM EDT
Gautam Raghavan visits Boyle Heights, CA for a LGBTQ forum hosted by the Latino Equality Alliance.
Posted byon April 4, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett marks the 45th anniversary of the death of one of America’s great heroes and a giant of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
Posted byon March 18, 2013 at 11:26 AM EDT
The White House releases the Synopsis of the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference. The synopsis encompases the feedback tribal leaders suggested during the conference.
Posted byon March 12, 2013 at 6:09 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden joins a meeting of the National PTA's Executive Board to talk about the ways parents, educators and school communities can offer important support to children whose parents are serving in the military, and especially those whose moms or dads are deployed overseas.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 8:07 PM EDT
President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act into law. This act increases protection for many women, including Native American women.
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.”