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Transcript: President Obama’s remarks at 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches

Transcript: President Obama’s remarks at 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches

Edmund Pettus Bridge Selma, Alabama March 7, 2015 It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes. And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to imagine that when a younger John Lewis woke up that morning 50 years ago and made his way to Brown Chapel,


Transcript: Remarks by the President on Border Security and Immigration Reform

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. One year ago this month, senators of both parties –- with support from the business, labor, law enforcement, faith communities –- came together to pass a commonsense immigration bill. Independent experts said that bill would strengthen our borders, grow our economy, shrink our deficits. As we speak, there are enough

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Presidential Proclamation for Cesar Chavez Day

On Cesar Chavez Day, we celebrate one of America’s greatest champions for social justice. Raised into the life of a migrant farm worker, he toiled alongside men, women, and children who performed daily, backbreaking labor for meager pay and in deplorable conditions. They were exposed to dangerous pesticides and denied the most basic protections, including

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Transcript: President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address (2014)

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades. An entrepreneur flipped on the lights in her tech startup, and did


Transcript: President Obama’s Eulogy of Nelson Mandela

LatinaLista — The following remarks were delivered by President Obama at the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present;