Tag: Obama

Obama condemns killing of U.S. ambassador to Libya

(CNN) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of the United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, in a rocket attack on the U.S. Consulate in the city of Benghazi on Tuesday. He called the attack "outrageous," and confirmed that four Americans, including Stevens, were killed. "Chris was a courageous and […]

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Semhar Araia urges students to use voices to create change

  By Community Contributor on June 4, 2012 As a young girl, Semhar Araia worked to bring attention to the war happening in her family’s home country of Eritrea in Africa. In elementary school, Araia received permission from the principal to hold a fund-raiser to support people in Eritrea suffering as the result of a long war. She […]

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Obama and Meles Zenawi’s Ticket – Amanuel Biedemariam

  For decades, the West fed the people of Africa lies about democracy, the rule of law, standing for the rights of people, freedom of press etc… ad nausea. But contrary to the advertising and flouting of these grandiose’ ideals, Western nations have served Africans tyranny with all its vice on a bloody platter. The […]

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Semhar Araia of DAWN to Meet with President Obama

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Thursday, April 26, the White House will invite DAWN founder Semhar Araia along with eleven other past Champions of Change to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Champions of Change program with President Obama. The invitees will have an informal discussion with the President about the ongoing work they devote to […]

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Stop Ambassador Susan Rice from Triggering Rwanda-Like Genocide in Africa

Amanuel Biedemariam As a lead diplomat for the Clinton Administration for Africa, Ambassador Rice failed the people of Africa and particularly Rwanda in the most negligent of ways imaginable. Of course, no one will accuse Ambassador Rice for creating the genocide but she is responsible in many ways. As a point woman, one of her responsibilities […]

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