A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

JUNE 18, 2021•PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS On June 19, 1865 — nearly nine decades after our Nation’s founding, and more than 2 years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation — enslaved Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally received word that they were free from bondage.  As those who were formerly enslaved were recognized for the first time as citizens, Black Americans came to commemorate Juneteenth with celebrations across the … Continue reading A Proclamation on Juneteenth Day of Observance, 2021

White House Proclamation on Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2021

This May, during Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we recognize the history and achievements of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) across our Nation. In the midst of a difficult year of pain and fear, we reflect on the tradition of leadership, resilience, and courage shown by AANHPI communities, and recommit to the struggle for AANHPI equity. Asian Americans, and … Continue reading White House Proclamation on Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2021

Video: Inauguration BROADWAY! ‘Seasons of Love’/’Let The Sunshine In’ Featuring Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker-Browne, and Wilson Heredia, who were joined by Derrick Baskin, Laura Benanti, Wayne Brady, Betty Buckley, Charlotte d’Amboise, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Mandy Gonzalez, James Monroe Iglehart, Andy Karl, Javier Muñoz, Christopher Jackson, Jose Llana, Beth Malone, Audra McDonald, Ruthie Ann Miles, Olga Merediz, Miss Peppermint, Jessie Mueller, Orfeh, Rosie Perez, Chita Rivera, Juli Rudetsky-Wesley, Seth Rudetsky, Keala Settle, Ali Stroker, Leslie Uggams, Jenna Ushkowitz, James Wesley, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Vanessa Williams, Chandra Wilson, B.D. Wong

Video: Inauguration BROADWAY! ‘Seasons of Love’/’Let The Sunshine In’ Featuring Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker-Browne, and Wilson Heredia, who were joined by Derrick Baskin, Laura Benanti, Wayne Brady, Betty Buckley, Charlotte d’Amboise, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Mandy Gonzalez, James Monroe Iglehart, Andy Karl, Javier Muñoz, Christopher Jackson, Jose Llana, Beth Malone, Audra McDonald, Ruthie Ann Miles, Olga Merediz, Miss Peppermint, Jessie Mueller, Orfeh, Rosie Perez, Chita Rivera, Juli Rudetsky-Wesley, Seth Rudetsky, Keala Settle, Ali Stroker, Leslie Uggams, Jenna Ushkowitz, James Wesley, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Vanessa Williams, Chandra Wilson, B.D. Wong https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8×2 Continue reading Video: Inauguration BROADWAY! ‘Seasons of Love’/’Let The Sunshine In’ Featuring Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fredi Walker-Browne, and Wilson Heredia, who were joined by Derrick Baskin, Laura Benanti, Wayne Brady, Betty Buckley, Charlotte d’Amboise, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Mandy Gonzalez, James Monroe Iglehart, Andy Karl, Javier Muñoz, Christopher Jackson, Jose Llana, Beth Malone, Audra McDonald, Ruthie Ann Miles, Olga Merediz, Miss Peppermint, Jessie Mueller, Orfeh, Rosie Perez, Chita Rivera, Juli Rudetsky-Wesley, Seth Rudetsky, Keala Settle, Ali Stroker, Leslie Uggams, Jenna Ushkowitz, James Wesley, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Vanessa Williams, Chandra Wilson, B.D. Wong