Kidnapped schoolgirls are seen at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.
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100th Day Since Abduction of Nigerian Girls

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com |AURN 100 days have passed since more than 200 Nigerian girls were kidnapped by an extremist Muslim group called Boko Haram. The National Security Council says they are working with the Nigerian lead investigators to get the girls back safely.  Next month, … [Read More...]

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Inside the White House with Valerie Jarrett

Source: NBC News NBC’s Cynthia McFadden profiles one of the president’s closest advisers during a day in the White House … [Read More...]

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April Ryan’s C-SPAN Interview with Jason Riley

Courtesy: C-SPAN Jason Riley talked about his book, Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed, in which he argues that government assistance programs designed to help African Americans rise from poverty are ineffectual. He said that programs intended to help poor … [Read More...]

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‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Expands

AURN - President Obama held a town hall meeting in DC where the NBA and other private sector groups announced commitments to help at risk youth … [Read More...]

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Hillary Clinton Appears on PBS Charlie Rose Show

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared on the Charlie Rose Show on PBS and discussed the downing of Malaysian Air flight.  … [Read More...]

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April Ryan’s C-SPAN Interview with Jason Riley

Courtesy: C-SPAN Jason Riley talked about his book, Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed, in which he argues … [Read More...]

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A Profile of Secretary Jeh Johnson

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN Immigration is under the bipartisan microscope for an immediate fix when it comes to the recent influx of … [Read More...]

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Statement by the President on Meeting with the Crew and Family of Apollo 11

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, … [Read More...]

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My Brothers Keeper Gets Big Financial Boost from Private Sector

By: April Ryan, AURN President Obama's legacy piece, gets a big monitory jolt along with some new … [Read More...]

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Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For Business

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 FACT … [Read More...]

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Malaysian Jet Shot Down Over Ukraine

(AURN) -- Malaysia Air has now been hit with tragedy twice in recent months. Is it a coincidence or … [Read More...]

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 DOJ Fulfilling a Promise for Chicago

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN The increasing numbers of deadly shootings in Chicago has … [Read More...]

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60 Years After Brown V. Board

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN It is the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Eduction and at the White House, President Obama is meeting with the … [Read More...]

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I Remember Madiba

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com The world is literally pausing, remembering this eras leader for justice, and equality. Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, … [Read More...]

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Remembering President Kennedy and His Civil Rights Legacy

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com 50 years ago today in Dallas, Texas an assassin's bullet took the life of a young American President who only saw 3 years in … [Read More...]

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Inside the White House: Tanya Bradsher

By April D. Ryan, aprildryan.com It is Veterans Day, and according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, it is a Federal holiday designated as a time to … [Read More...]

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The Fate of HBCUs

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com The Department of Education was the venue Wednesday for a meeting with Education Secretary Arnie Duncan and the new Director … [Read More...]

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Continuing the March: 50 Years Later

By April Ryan, aprildryan.com This week is a time of reflections on matters of fairness, race and justice as there are commemorative activities marking the … [Read More...]

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