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Wednesday's protest was largely peaceful. FERGUSON, Mo. -- Hundreds of protesters gathered on the main street and in front
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First announced by President Obama in his 2013 State of the Union address, the Promise Zone Initiative aims to build a broader middle-class through partnering with local communities and businesses to create a pathway to greater economic stability for struggling families.
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San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been nominated to be the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. What's to be said about this? Well, over at the Washington Post, The Fix hooks you up with "The 10 things you need to know about Julian Castro." This must be a misprint, because the article goes on to relate 10 very inessential and/or inconsequential things about Castro. For example, did you know that he has a twin brother? Or that he does not speak Spanish? Here's a hot scoop: Castro could one day be the first Hispanic president of the United States, according to this one guy who said so once, unless of course someone else becomes the first Hispanic president of the United States. The whole "who will be the first Hispanic president of the United States" thing is really sort of up in the air at the moment.
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The Promise Zones bring together the central elements of the multiple place-based strategies initiated during President Obama’s
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joins me tonight on PBS to preview tomorrow's State of the Union address, during which it is anticipated that President Obama will lay out plans to address poverty and income inequality as part of the 2014 legislative agenda.
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3. The people of Central Appalachia will seek to protect, sustain and enrich their human, natural and cultural capital. The
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In many American communities, poverty is not simply a matter of money and the solution to poverty isn't either. Well-intentioned
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Kiara Molina, Harlem 9th Grader, Gives President Obama Amazing Introduction
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce five "Promise Zones" this week as part of his effort to focus on income