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Presidential Proclamation for Cesar Chavez Day

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

Obama SOTU

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;


Transcript: President’s immigration reform speech interrupted by DREAMers

The following are remarks (after his acknowledgement of local political leaders and former Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano) delivered by President Obama on his visit to the Betty Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, California today (Nov. 25, 2013). In the course of his speech, President Obama was interrupted by DREAMer youth


Transcript: President’s remarks at the “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

LatinaLista — President Barack Obama, along with Presidents Carter and Clinton, delivered remarks in honor of the 50 anniversary of the March on Washington. To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so much; to President Clinton; President Carter; Vice President Biden and Jill; fellow Americans. Five decades ago today, Americans came to this


President George W. Bush repeats his message to the GOP — pass immigration reform

LatinaLista — This morning, former President George W. Bush presided over a naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas on the campus of Southern Methodist University. It was expected that he would deliver remarks supporting immigration reform, especially since the House is supposed to be taking up the issue