Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Historially Black Colleges and Universities: A Winning Investment

Friday, February 25, 2011

The following post was originally published on the PRSSA blog.

There is an untapped resource for changing the face of the public relations profession and capitalizing on diversity within the industry — Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU). HBCUs are a source of accomplishment and great pride for the African American community as well as the entire nation. Moreover, HBCUs are a hidden gem within public relations education.

A Social Media Revolution: The Egypt Protests and the Role of New Media

Friday, February 11, 2011

This piece was originally published on the Saxum Perspective Blog.

On June 4, 2009, President Obama gave his famous Cairo speech. Obama has been branded the President of change and with the recent protests in Tunisia, and now Egypt, it’s obvious the Middle East is hungry for change.

In the President’s Cairo speech, he preached about the important pursuit of certain freedoms.

The following is an excerpt from his speech:

Mixing the Paint

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

In a month devoted to looking back at how we got here; in a month devoted to remembering the people that thought the status quo wasn’t enough; in a month that is shorter than its other 11 brothers; Americans across the country are reminded that equality is something we must always fight for if we wish to keep our freedom and inalienable rights as citizens on earth.