Archive for April 29th, 2010

29
Apr
10

mourning

President Barack Obama wipes away a tear as he sits next to First Lady Michelle Obama at the funeral service for Dr. Dorothy Height at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC, April 29, 2010. Height, who led the National Council for Negro Women for four decades, and was present at the key battles for racial equality since the 1930s, died at age 98 after a lifetime devoted to the fight for equality.

29
Apr
10

drum major for justice

President Obama delivers the eulogy at a memorial service for Dr. Dorothy Height, saying that the inspirational civil rights leader who died last week at the age of 98 deserves a place of honor in Americas memory. April 29, 2010.

Never-before-seen video of President Obama and “the godmother of the Civil Rights Movement,” Dr. Dorothy Height, during a January intergenerational reflection on the civil rights movement at the White House. She recounts here her memories of meeting one 15 year-old Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Height passed away on April 20, 2010 at the age of 98.

29
Apr
10

teacher's day

National Teacher of the Year award recipient Sarah Brown Wessling of Johnson Community School District in Iowa with President Barack Obama during a Rose Garden ceremony April 29, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC.

29
Apr
10

all in a day's work

The President visits POET Biorefining in Macon, MO on his “White House to Main Street” tour and talks about how investments in clean energy can lead to a more prosperous and independent America. April 28.

President Obama makes the case for bringing financial reform and responsibility to Wall Street at a “White House to Main Street” tour stop in Quincy, IL. April 28

The President answers questions from reporters about Wall Street reform and other issues as Air Force One returns from White House to Main Street events in the Midwest.

29
Apr
10

painting and planting

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama helps plant a butterfly garden and paint a mural at the Marie Reed learning center during a public service event in Washington, April 29, 2010.

29
Apr
10

dorothy

The funeral of Dorothy Height, an historic figure in the US civil rights movement, at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, on April 29, 2010

29
Apr
10

Sprinkles, Sprinkles Little Star

Potus stopped at the family farm belonging to Lowell Schachtsiek, around eight miles outside of Palmyra, Missouri. The family farms pigs, cattle and corn on 1000 acres here. Potus was greeted at the farm by a three-legged dog named Sprinkles.

29
Apr
10

sky-high

President Barack Obama speaks with the travelling pool on board Air Force One on April 28, 2010.




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