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On 16 October 1901, shortly after moving into the White House, Theodor...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
On 16 October 1901, shortly after moving into the White House, Theodore Roosevelt invited his adviser, the African American spokesman Booker T. Washington, to dine with him and his family, and provoked an outpouring of condemnation from southern politicians and press. This reaction affected subsequent White House practice, and no other African American was invited to dinner for almost thirty years.
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

Moral Leadership? It Evaporated With Clinton and Trump.

gvwire.com - 04 Jun 2018
“It mattered when President Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to dinner at the White House,” Gerson writes in his May 31 column. “It helped break an oppressive social convention against the social mixing of blacks and whites. It mattered ...
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

Michael Gerson: Trump tests moral limits of prejudice

Albany Times Union - 02 Jun 2018
And political leaders — displaying good public character — have helped determine those expectations. It mattered when Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to dinner at the White House. It helped break an oppressive social convention ...
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

Trump to the Capitol Tuesday night

Politico - 17 Jun 2018
WALLACE: “And floor action would be?” GOWDY: “The full panoply of constitutional weapons available to the people's house.” WALLACE: “Including contempt of Congress?” GOWDY: “Um, that would be among them, yes sir. I don't want the drama. I want the ...
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

The Note: Trump standing virtually alone

ABC News - 20 Jun 2018
But in a press release Monday, Scott didn't push back on the Trump administration policy that causes the separations and instead said, "Washington is to blame for this by being all talk and no action, and the solution is to secure the border." Also on ...
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

[BC-MCT-NEWS-BJT]

The Bakersfield Californian - 23 Jun 2018
Earlier Friday, President Donald Trump put the likely final nail in the coffin of an immigration measure supported by the House GOP leadership, saying that lawmakers shouldn't bother with legislation he had claimed to support just days before ...
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Power Briefing: What's next for House Republicans on immigration

Politico - 07 Jun 2018
RACHAEL BADE: “[D]espite the happy talk, the reality hadn't changed: conservatives had not yet agreed to a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers — and moderate Republicans continued threatening to work with Democrats to force bipartisan immigration ...
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

South Berwick visit bridges racial divide

Foster's Daily Democrat - 18 Jun 2018
EDITOR'S NOTE — This column by two women, one African American from Tuskegee, Ala., and one white from South Berwick, Maine, appears every other Tuesday in Foster's Daily Democrat and every other Thursday in the Tuskegee News. The column was born out ...
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Built by Bailey

Kewanee Star Courier - 01 Jun 2018
KEWANEE — As fundraising for the Walter T. Bailey mural shifts into high gear, local historians and genealogists are learning more about a man who they have found is widely known by academic, architectural and African-American organizations but, until ...
booker t. washington dinner at the white house

Patch Congratulates Top Dallas ISD Graduates

Patch.com - 02 Jun 2018
DALLAS, TX — Dallas ISD honors valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2018 graduates at each high school. These students are celebrated for their hard work, commitment and dedication, as they hold the top two spots in their graduating class.

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