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Oprah, Forest Whitaker Among Celebs Speaking at March on Washington Rally

A number of celebrities and dignitaries are scheduled to speak at Wednesday’s 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

08/28/2013

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - Class of 2011 Inaugural Graduation

Celebrities Flock to D.C. for March on Washington Anniversary

Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx and Forest Whitaker are among the celebrities joining three presidents this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

08/26/2013

Oprah: Trayvon Martin Death ‘Same Thing’ As Torture, Murder Of Emmett Till

During an interview promoting her new movie, “The Butler,” Oprah Winfrey stated that Trayvon Martin’s death was the “same thing” as the torture and murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, which helped ignite the civil rights movement across the country.

08/06/2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker Among Celebrities Aiming To Turn Around Failing Schools

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation’s worst-performing schools and pledged Monday to help the Obama administration turn them around by integrating arts education.

04/23/2012

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D.C. Schools Subject To New Celebrity Initiative

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are signing up for a new initiative with the Obama administration to adopt failing schools and help turn them around by integrating arts education throughout the schools.

04/23/2012

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