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The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionValerie B. Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama, head of the Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, will be the commencement speaker at Clark Atlanta University, the...
Portland Press Herald, MaineMaine Rep. Chellie Pingree was among a small group of House and Senate lawmakers who met with top Obama administration officials Thursday morning to discuss the issue of sexual assault in the military. The group met with Obama senior adviser Valerie...
The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.Local HIV and AIDS activist Stephanie Brown is one of five women chosen by Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Alicia Keys to work on a national education campaign. The "Empowered" campaign was launched last month by the Kaiser Family Foundation to...
Tags: White House, AIDS, Politics, Barack Obama, World AIDS Day
The Macon TelegraphWilla Wang, a junior at Houston County High School, is one of 50 selected to be an ANNpower Fellow for leadership potential and commitment to creating positive social change. Wang participated April 1-4 in the ANNpower Vital Voices Leadership Forum, a...
Fort Worth Star-TelegramLegendary Texas Democratic lawmaker Barbara Jordan, a pioneering African-American lawyer, Texas senator and congresswoman who riveted audiences with her speeches, and died in 1996, lives on. During the media unveiling April 15 of a campaign by Grammy...
In late 2009, President Barack Obama appeared on "60 Minutes" and said "fat-cat bankers" were smothering his efforts to craft new rules for Wall Street. As soon as the reforms cleared Congress six months later, the president's top advisers launched a...
Tags: White House, Interior Policy, Barack Obama, Investments, Obesity
Who are these guys? Barack Obama and his agents are looking more and more like Mitt Romney and the Republicans that Team Obama maligned to win the presidential election. I'm not just talking about last week's gone-viral Oval Office photo of senior...
Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Jarrett stopped by...
Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States. The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
The first lady, governor and mayor will attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral Saturday, but the family of the slain teenager is determined to hold a service that looks past politics and celebrates the life of a 15-year-old girl lost to Chicago street...
The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away. In the front row,...
Change of SubjectA roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago(.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's...
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