Archives for December 2013

Remarks by President Obama at the Mandela Memorial Service

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release December 10, 2013 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA First National Bank Stadium Johannesburg, South Africa 1:31 P.M. SAST PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you. … [Read more...]

O’Reilly claims Mandela was a Communist

Source: MSNBC Fox News host Bill O’Reilly recently claimed Nelson Mandela was a Communist. Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., and April Ryan discuss. … [Read more...]

His Day is Done – A Tribute Poem for Nelson Mandela by Dr. Maya Angelou

Source: U.S. Department of State Here is a poem delivered by Dr. Maya Angelou on behalf of the American people in tribute of the late Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa. … [Read more...]

CBC Chair Marcia L. Fudge’s Statement on the November Jobs Report

WASHINGTON, DC (Link) - Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 203,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in November: “Today’s report shows our economy continues … [Read more...]

Bill Clinton Remembers Nelson Mandela

By: April Ryan, | AURN In an exclusive interview with AURN's April Ryan, former President Bill Clinton is remembering the life of his friend, 95 year-old former South African President Nelson Mandela. Clinton explains who Mandela was to him. President Bill Clinton - LISTEN: … [Read more...]

I Remember Madiba

By: April Ryan, The world is literally pausing, remembering this eras leader for justice, and equality. Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, father of the nation is dead at the age of 95. Mandela's iconic life has made so many revel in his transcending efforts to change the … [Read more...]

Statement by the President on the Death of Nelson Mandela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release December 5, 2013 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE DEATH OF NELSON MANDELA James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:25 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: At his trial … [Read more...]

Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. LISTEN:   More news and information at   … [Read more...]

A Fight for Economic Parity Through a Rise in the Minimum Wage

By: April Ryan, Over the next three years President Obama will focus his energies on what he believes “is the defining moment of our time.” He wants to fix the inequities in the economy particularly for those on the lower rung of the economic ladder to include the poor and many … [Read more...]

Sunny Obama Topples Toddler

Source: Washington Post How does a two-year-old make news for falling over? When it’s at the White House...MORE … [Read more...]