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Statement by President Obama and Michelle Obama on Kwanzaa

December 24, 2012
Statement by President Obama and Michelle Obama on Kwanzaa

Statement by President Obama and Michelle Obama on Kwanzaa Michelle and I send warm wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. This is a joyous time of year when African Americans and all Americans come together to celebrate our blessings and the richness of our cultural traditions. This is also a time...
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President Obama: The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa as a Governing Philosophy

November 7, 2012
President Obama: The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa as a Governing Philosophy

Now that the President Obama has been re-elected for a second term, the difficult task of governing begins again. The 7 Principles presents one of the best frameworks for measuring how successful Obama will be, and determining the fidelity to the promises made and kept by Obama. Viewed through these principles then, here is...
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Black Music Month

June 1, 2010
Black Music Month

Proclamation 8389 – African-American Music Appreciation Month, 2009 June 2, 2009 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The legacy of African-American composers, singers, songwriters, and musicians is an indelible piece of our Nation’s culture. Generations of African Americans have carried forward the musical traditions of their forebears, blending old...
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What Obama Needs For Kwanzaa

November 30, 2009

As Kwanzaa, the African American cultural holiday based on seven guiding principles and values- Unity, Self-determination, Collective work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith- approaches, President Obama would do well to consider the following: What is most lacking about him and his administration is the lack of a transformational theory and value...
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The Imperative of Change

November 1, 2009

As Barack Obama said in his campaign for president, “the change we seek is in ourselves.” If we are serious about change and evolving a new way of going about governing in this country- by the people and of the people- we will have commit ourselves to the following:     Stop accepting the lesser...
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