In light of the tragic death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, newly confirmed U.S. Attorney General (AG) Loretta Lynch announced at a press conference on May 8th that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would immediately open an investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department has engaged in a pattern or practice of violations of the Constitution or federal law. Citing “a serious erosion of public trust” the AG informed that, at the request of Baltimore city officials and community leaders, the DOJ would move from a collaborative reformRead More
REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama 12:30 P.M. CDT MRS. OBAMA: Thank you all. (Applause.) Thank you so much. (Applause.) Let’s let our graduates rest themselves. You’ve worked hard for those seats! (Applause.) Let me start by thanking President Johnson for that very gracious introduction, and for awarding me with this honorary degree from an extraordinary institution. I am proud to have this degree — very proud. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) I want to recognize Major General Williams;Read More
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Mrs. Obama, the First Lady of the United States of America graces the historic campus of Tuskegee University for only the second time since its founding in 1881.
Mrs. Obama welcomes military mothers to the whitehouse, gives an eloquent welcome and passionate speech to support military families, and thanks the great mothers
REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT COLLEGE SIGNING DAY EVENT Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan 11:48 A.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA: Hello, Detroit! (Applause.) How are you all feeling? (Applause.) Are you fired up? (Applause.) I want to thank you all so much. Myla — let’s thank Myla for that wonderful introduction. She did a great job. (Applause.) I also want to thank Wayne State and President Wilson for hosting us here today. And I have to give a big shoutout to the coach, Coach Harbaugh,Read More