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Feb
15

A Tweet Or Two

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25
Feb
15

President Obama’s Immigration Town Hall

8:0 ET: MSNBC (live streaming here)

25
Feb
15

Chat Away

25
Feb
15

On Casual Racism

I’ve said that the library is the community commons. And as such, it reflects the community, both in its good and its ill.

I helped a young lady whom I knew vaguely by sight. I didn’t know her name, but she always seemed pleasant enough. She was walking with the aid of a cane as she had a cast on her foot.

We chitchatted, and as I finished getting her the book she was looking for, I asked how she’d hurt herself.

A car had run into her at an intersection. She had suffered several injuries. This had occurred months before, and she had gone through many surgeries.

Me being me, I said, “Well, I hope you sued the bastard”.

She told me that “the bastard” had fled the scene. His car had been found, abandoned, and it had been unregistered.

She said, “Which makes me think it had to be an illegal. My friend said that was racist, but it’s just the truth. Who else would do that and be able to live with themselves?”

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25
Feb
15

Rise and Shine

As Interior Secretary Sally Jewell looks on, President Barack Obama greets Jane Kurahara at the doorway of the Oval Office before he signed a proclamation on the establishment of the Honouliuli National Monument, Feb. 24, 2015. Kurahara is a retired school librarian who helped rediscover the site of the Honouliuli internment camp in 2002 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today (all times Eastern)

10:15: The President meets with immigration advocacy leaders to provide an update on the Administration’s immigration accountability executive actions, Oval Office

12:05: Departs the White House

12:20: Departs Joint Base Andrews

2:45: Arrives Miami, Florida

3:45: Participates in an immigration town hall, Florida International University

5:50: Departs Miami

7:20: Arrives Joint Base Andrews

7:35: Arrives the White House

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2:0 ET: Telling the Untold Stories of African Americans in STEM

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MoooOOOooorning!

25
Feb
15

Early Bird Chat

Randomness

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