A Proclamation on National Day Of Prayer

A Proclamation on National Day Of Prayer

Washington, DC…Throughout our history, Americans of many religions and belief systems have turned to prayer for strength, hope, and guidance. Prayer has nourished countless souls and powered moral movements — including essential fights against racial injustice, child labor, and infringement on the rights of disabled Americans. Prayer is also a daily practice for many, whether […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Dr. Spock

A Bit of Wisdom from Dr. Spock

“In our country today, very few children are raised to believe that their principal destiny is to serve their family, their country, or God. ~ Dr. Benjamin Spock May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998

U.S. State Dept. on World Press Freedom Day

U.S. State Dept. on World Press Freedom Day

Washington, DC…The United States joins the international community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. Information and knowledge are powerful tools, and a free and independent press is the core institution connecting publics to the information they need to advocate for themselves, make informed decisions, and hold governmental officials accountable. The United States advocates for press […]

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Panama City, FL…Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date. NASA astronauts […]

President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day

President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day

Washington, DC…Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an atrocity from ever again occurring. Beginning on April 24, 1915, with the arrest of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople by Ottoman authorities, one and a half […]

Viral Video of Cops Harassing Kids Riding Bikes Without a License Reveals the Root of America’s Policing Problem

Viral Video of Cops Harassing Kids Riding Bikes Without a License Reveals the Root of America’s Policing Problem

Perth Amboy, NJ…Yet another policing video has gone viral this week, although you’ll be forgiven if you missed it in the midst of its more headline-grabbing counterparts. The cellphone video, which has received more than 5 million views on Twitter, shows no less than six police confronting a group of teenagers in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Their crime? Riding […]

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