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  • Report on White House Briefing On Art 12 May 200

    09/21/2009 2:59:33 AM PDT · by machogirl · 63 replies · 3,375+ views
    white house briefing ^ | 06/03/09 | White House
    ******************************************************* Introduction On May 12th, more than 60 artists and creative organizers engaged in civic participation, community development, education, social justice activism, and philanthropy came together for a White House briefing on Art, Community, Social Justice, National Recovery. This meeting combined the interests of several groups addressing intersecting issues. All are interested in the power of the arts to build communities and create change. Arlene Goldbard requested a meeting with community cultural development practitioners and thinkers to talk about how the remarkable mobilizing power of community arts can be used by the Obama administration as a tool and a pathway...
  • At White House Briefing, Polish Replaces Testiness

    05/17/2006 12:25:31 AM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 31 replies · 1,442+ views
    New York Times ^ | 5/17/06 | ALESSANDRA STANLEY
    Tony Snow said he didn't want to "hug the tar baby," and then he did just that by using the expression in his first televised White House press briefing yesterday. The tar-covered doll that Br'er Fox used to ensnare Br'er Rabbit in an 1881 Uncle Remus story is used as a metaphor for a sticky situation, but for some it also carries vague racist connotations — it has been used as a derogatory term for a black. In a society where a District of Columbia councilman can be accused of racism simply by using the word "niggardly," most politicians and...
  • CSPAN Replays Ari/Condi Tonight

    05/16/2002 2:33:22 PM PDT · by BlessedAmerican · 6 replies · 46+ views
    CSPAN Daily Alert | 5-16-02 | Self
    • White House Press Briefing with Spokesman Ari Fleischer Briefing (8:40pm) • Briefing with National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice (9pm)