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Sowing the 'Ceeds' of Peace

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 11.22.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

Both educators, both actively teaching peace, the two realized they had a common passion, but also complementary skills. They began to dream and plan.

TEDx 101: Intro to TEDxMaui

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 11.10.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

TEDx Maui is nonprofit in the truest sense. No salaries are paid, and nobody is squirreling away bank from the process. Ticket prices go to paying for the MACC venue and to lunch and coffee along the way.

WATCH: Fox News Anchors Blast 'SpongeBob Squarepants'

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

Steve Doocy and Gretchen Carlson aren't big fans of "SpongeBob SquarePants." As MediaMatters reports, the "Fox & Friends" co-hosts on Wednesday att...

Maya Soetoro-Ng Is The Latest Obama Family Author | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG | Posted 06.13.2011 | Books

WASHINGTON — In the fall of 2007, while helping her ambitious older half-brother, Barack Obama, campaign for president, Maya Soetoro-Ng holed up in ...

Maya Soetoro-Ng, Obama's Sister, Promotes 'Waiting For Superman'

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

The director of "Waiting for Superman," Davis Guggenheim, has a way of making friends who happen to know their way around the White House. In his 2007...

Maya Soetoro-Ng: Obama's Half-Sister Admits 'Mild But Persistent Discomfort' With Ethnic Identity

The Los Angeles Times | Teresa Watanabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Growing up in Indonesia, Maya Soetoro-Ng often felt too American. Although she adored her native land's traditional gamelan music and shadow puppets, ...

Obamas' Double Date Night! First Couple Steps Out For Dinner In Honolulu (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The nation's first couple left their private Oahu digs on Sunday night to dine at Alan Wong's restaurant with the president's sister Maya Soetoro-Ng a...

Maya Soetoro-Ng, Obama's Sister, Is Coming to Washington | RACHEL L. SWARNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The far-flung Obama clan is coming closer together. President Obama's half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, is moving her family here from Hawai...

Obama's Sister Signs Children's Book Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — President Obama's half-sister has a book deal, for a children's picture story. Maya Soetoro-Ng's "Ladder to the Moon," based in part...

Don't Forget Your Mother, Barack

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

A native Kansan who learned several languages, including Russian, Urdu, Spanish, Javanese and Bahasa Indonesia, Barack Obama's mother existed outside of the box of traditionalism.

How a Family's Divorce Impacted Obama and Other Presidents

Jill Brooke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill Brooke

As a child of divorce, Obama is more likely to be sensitive to policies that protect children and more likely to make family health care coverage a priority, since many divorced women lose their coverage.

Done With the Holidays and Back to Work: Is Obama As Psyched As We Are?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

As we slide into our first day back at work, we can't help but wonder if Obama might quietly be sighing the same airy breaths of relief we all do as we return from two weeks of holiday "celebrations."

Keep Him Honest

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gautam Dutta

If it wants to maintain control, the Democratic Party simply cannot afford to take any community for granted, whether Asian American, Latino, or African American.

Obama's Sister Writes: "He May Not Be A Perfect Man... But We Have Made A Great Choice"

Time | DAN NAKASO / HONOLULU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's sister has not emerged in public since the death of their grandmother two days before her brother's historic presidential election but ...

Maya Soetoro-Ng: Meet Barack's Sister (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post via Time | DAN NAKASO / HONOLULU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Barack Obama's sister has not emerged in public since the death of their grandmother two days before her brother's historic presidential election but ...

Another Reason To Be a Democrat? We Dress Better

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

As if you needed another reason to vote Democratic in November, here's one more: we dress better. The first night of the DNC may have been a snooze, ...

Obama and Clinton: Does The Mainstream Media Have It Wrong?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The questions about the Obama-Clinton relationship will undoubtedly remain. However, the voices for "party unity" and "taking back the White House" are starting to sound increasingly strong.

Obama's Sister Becomes Asian-American Surrogate

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — The throng of Asian-American donors drew closer, drinks in hand, to hear Barack Obama's sister describe the wide arc of his life...