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'Free Palestine' Demonstrators Gather Outside White House

‘Free Palestine’ Demonstrators Gather Outside White House

by Carla Murphy on August 4 2014, 12:14PM

Rally billed as the largest pro-Palestinian march in the United States.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Why I Skipped the White House's Ramadan Dinner

Why I Skipped the White House’s Ramadan Dinner

by Asraa Mustufa on July 23 2014, 7:00AM

Samer Khalaf, president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, details why he called for a boycott of the high-profie iftar at the White House.

Topics: Global Affairs

Obama to Announce Young Men of Color Initiative

Obama to Announce Young Men of Color Initiative

by Carla Murphy on February 11 2014, 11:14AM

Initiative expected to intervene during the crucial “school to prison pipeline” years.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant Gets White House Nod

Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant Gets White House Nod

by Von Diaz on July 31 2013, 2:29PM

The San Francisco-based founder of the STEM initiative got one of 11 White House Champions for Change in Tech Inclusion awards today.

Topics: /NOW, Technology

Obama's Budgetary Dance With the Devil

Obama’s Budgetary Dance With the Devil

by Imara Jones on April 5 2013, 1:51PM

The president’s budget negotiations go from bad to worse.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Watch Kid President Introduce Mexican-Filipino Singer Jessica Sanchez at White House

Watch Kid President Introduce Mexican-Filipino Singer Jessica Sanchez at White House

by Jorge Rivas on April 1 2013, 4:25PM

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcome children and their families to the South Lawn of the White House for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

There's a Story Behind the Little Boy Who Had a Special Oval Office Moment

There’s a Story Behind the Little Boy Who Had a Special Oval Office Moment

by Jorge Rivas on May 24 2012, 3:35PM

In May 2009, 5-year-old Jacob Philadelphia was visiting the White House with his father, a former Marine who was leaving his 2-year stint working for the National Security Council as part of the White House staff.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama's Feeling His Power Lately. What Else Can He Do With It?

Obama’s Feeling His Power Lately. What Else Can He Do With It?

by Shani O. Hilton on January 11 2012, 9:58AM

In 2012, President Obama has discovered the power of his office—he’s taken three big executive actions that are just the sort justice advocates have been begging for all along. What else could he do before Election Day?

Topics: Politics

The White House Punts on Policies That Affect People of Color

The White House Punts on Policies That Affect People of Color

by Shani O. Hilton on November 16 2011, 10:32AM

Rather than supporting activists, it seems that the White House is simply gearing up for the election by attempting to protect itself from particularly liberal-friendly policies until the campaign is over.

Topics: Politics

White House Dance Tribute to Judith Jamison

White House Dance Tribute to Judith Jamison

by Hatty Lee on September 8 2010, 1:57PM

The afternoon began with workshops for young students.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Helen Thomas Pays for Crossing a Line Others Trample

by Michelle Chen on June 8 2010, 11:38AM

By now you’ve heard: pioneering Washington journalist Helen Thomas has, thanks to a viral video interview, been pilloried for offensive comments about Israel and ousted from the press corps’ inner sanctum. Her words were definitely incendiary—Jews should “get the hell…

Topics: Media

Jan Brewer, Obama Have A “Cordial” Chat About SB1070

by Julianne Hing on June 3 2010, 4:23PM

UPDATE 6:30pm ET In her post-meeting press conference, Jan Brewer commented on the ongoing boycott efforts against Arizona. “At this point in time, I don’t think we have felt any of that impact,” she said. Not according to Phoenix Mayor…

Topics: Immigration

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