February is African American History Month

President Obama Proclamation on National African American History Month The White House Office of the Press Secretary January 31, 2013 In America, we share a dream that lies at the heart of our founding: that no matter who you are, no matter what you look like, no matter how modest your beginnings or the circumstances ...
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More U.S. Sanctions Target North Korean Weapons Proliferation

The United States has designated a Hong Kong–based company, two North Korean bank officials, North Korea's space agency and several space officials in response to U.N. Security Council Resolution 2087, which was unanimously adopted on January 22 in the wake of Pyongyang’s launch — in direct violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions 1718 and 1874 ...
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U.S. Statement at the UPR of France

We welcome France’s announcement of an action plan to combat racism and anti-Semitism. However, we remain concerned about the law that prohibits the wearing of religious symbols in state schools and bans the wearing of face-covering garments, including the burqa, in public.
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