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Date Title Officials Location
May 1, 2015 Remarks by the President On World Press Freedom Day Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 Remarks by President Obama at the Civil Society Forum Pres. Barack Obama Panama City, Panama
March 30, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter on the Force of the Future to Students at Abington High School in Abington, Pennsylvania Ashton Carter Abington, PA
March 7, 2015 U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches Arne Duncan Unknown
March 7, 2015 Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches Pres. Barack Obama Selma, AL
Feb. 27, 2015 Remarks by the President and Attorney General Eric Holder at Departure Ceremony Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 19, 2015 National Action Network MLK Day Breakfast Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
Dec. 24, 2014 Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Conviction John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2014 Human Rights Day 2014 John Kerry Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2014 Remarks by the President at Presentation of the Medal of Freedom Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 23, 2014 Statement by the President on the Passing of Marion Barry Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 14, 2014 Remarks by President Obama at Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall, 11/14/14 Pres. Barack Obama Rangoon, Burma
Nov. 13, 2014 Remarks by President Obama After Roundtable at Parliamentary Resource Center Pres. Barack Obama Naypyidaw, Burma
Nov. 11, 2014 Statement by US Labor Secretary Perez on the Passing of Civil Rights Leader John Doar Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2014 Remarks by the President at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 23, 2014 Remarks by the President at Clinton Global Initiative Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
Sept. 23, 2014 Remarks at Event on Human Rights in the D.P.R.K. John Kerry New York, NY
Sept. 13, 2014 Joint Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry John Kerry Cairo, Egypt
Sept. 8, 2014 Remarks on the 20th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 6, 2014 Tenth Anniversary of the Murder of Human Rights Activist Munir Said Thalib John Kerry Washington, DC
Aug. 14, 2014 Statement by the President Pres. Barack Obama Edgartown, MA
Aug. 13, 2014 U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement John Kerry Honolulu, HI
Aug. 4, 2014 Remarks at the Civil Society Forum Global Townhall John Kerry Washington, DC
July 2, 2014 Statement by the President on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
June 23, 2014 U.S. Welcomes Court Ruling to Free Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag John Kerry Washington, DC
June 22, 2014 Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry After Their Meeting John Kerry Cairo, Egypt
June 20, 2014 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964 Sylvia Mathews Burwell Washington, DC
June 13, 2014 Remarks at The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict John Kerry London, United Kingdom
June 12, 2014 U.S. Condemns Sudanese Conviction and Continued Imprisonment of Meriam Ishag John Kerry Washington, DC
May 20, 2014 Sixty Years After Brown: Where is the Outrage? Arne Duncan Nashville, TN
May 16, 2014 Statement by the President on the 60th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Ruling Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
May 2, 2014 Commemorating World Press Freedom Day John Kerry Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Big Data and Privacy Working Group Review Findings Penny Pritzker Unknown
April 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
April 10, 2014 Remarks by the President at LBJ Presidential Library Civil Rights Summit Pres. Barack Obama Austin, TX
April 4, 2014 Remarks at Opening Plenary of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue John Kerry Rabat, Morocco
April 4, 2014 Blog: The Cause He Died For Thomas Perez Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation John Kerry Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Mass Trials and Sentencing in Egypt John Kerry Washington, DC
March 21, 2014 Expansive Survey of America's Public Schools Reveals Troubling Racial Disparities Arne Duncan Washington, DC
March 7, 2014 Statement by the President on Bloody Sunday Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
March 5, 2014 Statement from the President on the Senate's Failure to Confirm Debo Adegbile Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 28, 2014 Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Holguin at the Fourth Annual U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Blog: Black History/Our History: Finishing the Job Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 Remarks on the Release of the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2014 MSNBC "Treaty Room with Andrew Mitchell" - Transcript: Global Conflicts and Climate Change John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2014 Department Releases New Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy While Using Online Educational Services Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Technology in Education: Privacy and Progress Arne Duncan Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2014 Enactment of Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2014 Situation in Venezuela John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2014 Anti-LBGT Rhetoric in The Gambia John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act and Basketball Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 16, 2014 Statement by the President on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 15, 2014 Recent Violence in Venezuela John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2014 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se John Kerry Seoul, South Korea
Feb. 11, 2014 Press Conference by President Obama and President Hollande of France Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2014 Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida After Their Meeting John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2014 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting John Kerry Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2014 Formation of New Tunisian Government John Kerry Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2014 President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2014 Remarks by the President on Review of Signals Intelligence Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2013 Release of Mikhail Khodorkovskiy John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2013 Human Rights Day 2013 John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2013 Remarks of President Barack Obama -- Remembering Nelson Mandela -- As Prepared for Delivery Pres. Barack Obama Johannesburg, South Africa
Dec. 10, 2013 Remarks by President Obama at Memorial Service for Former South African President Nelson Mandela Pres. Barack Obama Johannesburg, South Africa
Dec. 9, 2013 Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Detention John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2013 Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden on U.S.-Korea Relations and the Asia-Pacific Joseph Biden Seoul, Republic of Korea
Dec. 5, 2013 Death of Nelson Mandela John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2013 Statement by the President on the Death of Nelson Mandela Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities John Kerry Washington, DC
Nov. 26, 2013 Statement by the President on the Passing of Civil Rights Leader Rev. T.J. Jemison Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2013 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 25, 2013 Foreign Policy - Assad's War of Starvation John Kerry Unknown
Oct. 9, 2013 Opening Remarks at the Conversation With ASEAN Young Leaders John Kerry Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Sept. 27, 2013 New Guidance Supports Voluntary Use of Race to Achieve Diversity in Higher Education Arne Duncan Unknown
Sept. 23, 2013 Remarks by President Obama at Civil Society Roundtable Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
Sept. 23, 2013 Joint Statement on the Promotion and Protection of Civil Society Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 22, 2013 Remarks by the President at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Awards Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2013 Statement from the President on the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham, Al Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 4, 2013 Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Reinfeldt of Sweden in Joint Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Stockholm, Sweden
Aug. 28, 2013 The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Anthony Foxx Unknown
Aug. 28, 2013 U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran John Kerry Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2013 Remarks by the President at the "Let Freedom Ring" Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Aug. 28, 2013 Remarks by the President at the "Let Freedom Ring" Ceremony Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 27, 2013 Work in Progress - Bayard Rustin: An American Hero No Longer Forgotten Thomas Perez Unknown
Aug. 27, 2013 Blog: Education and Civil Rights, 50 Years After the March on Washington Arne Duncan Unknown
Aug. 27, 2013 Work in Progress - Promoting Opportunity for Veterans and Workers With Disabilities Thomas Perez Unknown
Aug. 27, 2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Penny Pritzker Unknown
Aug. 23, 2013 CNN "New Day" - Affordable Care Act, Congress, NSA, Family Life Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Aug. 23, 2013 Remarks by the President in Town Hall at Binghamton University Pres. Barack Obama Binghamton, NY
Aug. 13, 2013 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting John Kerry Brasilia, Brazil
Aug. 12, 2013 Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin John Kerry Bogota, Columbia
Aug. 9, 2013 The Disabilities Treaty--It's Time For Action John Kerry Washington, DC
Aug. 9, 2013 Remarks by the President in a Press Conference - Surveillance Programs Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 7, 2013 NBC "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" - Transcript: Foreign Affairs, National Security, Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Pres. Barack Obama Burbank, CA
July 2, 2013 Statement by Secretary Arne Duncan on the Anniversary of Title VI Arne Duncan Unknown
June 30, 2013 Remarks by President Obama at the University of Cape Town Pres. Barack Obama Cape Town, South Africa
June 29, 2013 Remarks by President Obama and President Zuma of South Africa at Joint Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Pretoria, South Africa
June 27, 2013 Remarks by President Obama After Tour of Maison Des Esclaves Pres. Barack Obama Goree Island, Senegal
June 27, 2013 Remarks by President Obama and President Sall of the Republic of Senegal at Joint Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Dakar, Senegal
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