Tag: President

Harvard University

Harvard Crimson, Nation’s Oldest College Newspaper, Appoints Raquel Coronell Uribe As Its First-Ever Latinx President

At nearly 150 years of age, The Harvard Crimson is the oldest college newspaper in the United States. And now, the storied publication has broken another historic and inclusive milestone, naming its first-ever Hispanic president: Raquel Coronell Uribe. Nicole Acevedo of NBC News reported that Uribe, a student at the…

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President Biden Establishes 2 New Commissions Dedicated to the Education of Black Students

The White House is stepping up to improve the U.S. educational system for Black students. Alexandra Alper of Reuters has reported that President Joe Biden has “signed an executive order setting up two commissions within the Department of Education to improve education for Black students.” According to Alper, “one commission…

President Barack Obama

Obama Announces New Netflix Animated Series to Teach Kids About Government and Construction of His Controversial Presidential Library

It’s been a busy few days for former President Barack Obama. On June 2, his team announced details of a new animated Netflix special designed to teach kids about government. And after years of delays and opposition, the Obama Presidential Center announced on June 4 that it is finally due…

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Michael Bloomberg Joins 2020 Democratic Presidential Race

After weeks of speculation, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially announced a last-minute bid for the Democratic presidential candidacy on Sunday. I’m running for president to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America. I believe my unique set of experiences in business, government, and philanthropy will enable me to…

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Marriott’s Arne Sorenson in One-on-One Interview with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson

Marriott International (No. 2 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) President and CEO Arne Sorenson discusses a range of topics, from purpose to allyship, in a one-on-one interview with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson. Related Video: Marriott International’s David Rodriguez on How to Increase Employee Engagement Tangibly

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Descendants of Lynching Victims Disturbed by Trump’s Latest Claim

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump compared the impeachment proceedings against him to the lynching of Black people throughout history. Actual descendants of lynching victims have come out against the president’s claims. “Either he’s very ignorant or very insensitive or very racist and just doesn’t care,” Malinda Edwards, 66, told the…