Tag Archives: Barack Obama

#LeBron James: Why I’m endorsing #HillaryClinton

“Register to vote, Show up to the polls, and Vote For Hillary Clinton.”                         LeBron James endorses Hillary Clinton for president. “We need a president who understands our community … Continue reading

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#LeBron James, the most influential person in the major swing state of #Ohio, endorses #HillaryClinton

LeBron James at an event for his Akron, Ohio-based philanthropy, the LeBron James Family Foundation. James has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.         Ty Wright/Getty Images LeBron James has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. The Akron, Ohio-based NBA star … Continue reading

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#DNC A Letter From The First Lady #ASMSG

This Is So Important, Thomas: 35000 Donations Needed Dear Thomas, I want you to take a moment to think about how hard you’ve worked over the past seven years to move this country forward. I want you to think about … Continue reading

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When did you start listening to #audiobooks?

When did you start listening to audiobooks? We want to know! — Audible (@audible_com) October 22, 2013 When did you start listening to audiobooks? My first audiobook was Barack Obama’s “Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance“. … Continue reading

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Educational Leadership: Inherited or Learned?

Quote: “Leadership is not a natural trait, something inherited like the color of eyes or hair…Leadership is a skill that can be studied, learned, and perfected by practice.” – The Noncommissioned Officer’s Guide (1962) Military leadership is learned. It’s not … Continue reading

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Obama Tells Congress, “Pass This Bill”: “This is not class warfare – it’s math.”

This morning, the President proposed the “Buffett Rule,” which would require those earning more than $1 million a year to pay the same share of their income in taxes as middle-class families do. This proposal makes sure millionaires and billionaires … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind [Documentary Film]

Source: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Child_Left_Behind_Act The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) is a United States Act of Congress concerning the education of children in public schools. NCLB was originally proposed by the administration of George W. Bush immediately after … Continue reading

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Common Performs Poetry at the White House – **UPDATED with full text of Common’s poem**

Common came under attack from conservative media outlets this week after he was booked to perform at the White House. Fox News and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin criticized First Lady Michelle Obama’s decision to include him in a poetry … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama: Poetry Student Workshop at the White House

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks about the importance of poetry and self-expression as she hosts a White House Poetry Student Workshop with students and poets like Rita Dove, Billy Collins, Kenny Goldsmith, Alison Knowles, and Aimee Mann. May 11, 2011. … Continue reading

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President Obama Commencement Kalamazoo Central High School

Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge Visit http://www.WhiteHouse.gov/Commencement to apply. President Obama Contest to Speak at Your Graduation President Obama announces a new Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge and invites public schools across the country … Continue reading

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