"My Brother's Keeper" frames education and jobs, as the way to equality and that is simply not the case. It will not protect them from White fear emboldened by guns on street corners. It will not erase minstrel-like narratives reproduced in media.
At a fundamental level, Sweden and the U.S. share many similar values and views on a whole host of global issues, ranging from the need to support democracy and human rights, free trade and to the need to fight global climate change.
Everyone tells you to listen to your heart. Follow your dreams. Don't ever give up on pursuing what you really want, your deepest desires. Express your innermost self! Become your authentic you, and live your unique life.
President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address to the people of the United States of America, while the entire world watched. As a Gamaliel-trained organizer, the President knows how to unite people around American values of caring for our neighbors.
The re-election of Obama was far more than just another battle between Democrats and Republicans for the Oval Office. It was a war over how American history will be written and the legacy that would define the Obama presidency.