The bright proud colorful flags of Indian Tribes were evident among the buoyant spirits and ebullient smiles of those members of Tribal Nations that assembled at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center for the 7th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.
The First Lady, Michelle Obama, a week after joining forces with First Lady Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan on Mrs. Obama's,"Let Girls Learn,"initiative, has now announced an upcoming trip to Qatar and Jordan, to show American support for Syria, and for Qatar and Jordan's large intake of Syrian refugees.
Before a pre-arranged Broadway performance and workshop, First Lady Michelle Obama gave not just one, but two impassioned memorials regarding the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
Education systems are not keeping up with fast-changing global economies, and in advanced and developing countries alike students are not being prepared for the modern workforce. This "skills gap" was the focus for this year's World Innovation Summit of Education (WISE), an event that brings together thousands of leading education experts and policymakers.
Last week the organization I founded, Minnie's Food Pantry, celebrated its seventh anniversary of service to the North Texas community.
Letter to Michelle Obama We call upon you to run for President of the United States for us to find union We need to affirm, in the person we choose ...
The No. 1 excuse people give for not making time for their health and well-being is "I DON'T HAVE TIME." While some people have less free time than ...
Obama has "DirectTV," Carson has "cable," and apparently, the American people have no class. Just because these women have husbands that have chosen a life in the public eye, serving the public, does not make them fair game for sexist jokes and offensive comparison.
A long-standing advocate of youth health and wellness, and founder of the Let's Move campaign, sources have leaked that the FLOTUS has grown frustrated with her inability to rid the country of fat kids.
The older I get, the more attention I pay to my hair, and faced with a scalp full of gray roots, the last thing I intend to do is let nature take her course.
It seems clear that a change is in the air. Clearly, people are interested in telling stories, in sharing stories, and in hearing stories about mental health, mental illness, recovery, and hope. Perhaps we are beginning to accept that all families face mental health challenges.
Even a temporary period of poverty puts a child at risk of lifelong disadvantage. So when 39 percent of our children are being exposed to such harm, that is a public health crisis -- quite possibly the most serious one this country has ever faced.
In between the lines of the glossy pages touched with the Kardashian spell, the Obamas have been blurred out for a family that has not used their stan-factor to offer any substantial social impact in this country.
After spending the last year and a half soaring high above the stage floor of the New Amsterdam Theatre aboard a magic carpet, Courtney Reed (who plays Princess Jasmine in the Broadway production of Disney's Aladdin) was ready for some more down-to-earth activities.
We need to remember how artists' work can make things easier to see, that together we must continue to make our country a more vibrant, transparent, clear-eyed, self-aware place.