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Diplomacy Delivered: Race in America and the #StopAsianHate Movement

Join us for a virtual discussion on how race relations in the United States are changing in the wake of the #StopAsianHate movement, the growing activism to counter systemic racism in societies worldwide, and what the Biden administration means for the ongoing civil rights movement. This edition of our Diplomacy Delivered virtual discussion series will feature Korean-American ...
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World Press Freedom Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 2, 2021 Tomorrow, the United States joins the international community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day.  Information and knowledge are powerful tools, and a free and independent press is the core institution connecting publics to the information they need to advocate for themselves, make informed decisions, and ...
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Presidential Proclamation on Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2021

APRIL 30, 2021 THE WHITE HOUSE This May, during Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we recognize the history and achievements of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) across our Nation.  In the midst of a difficult year of pain and fear, we reflect on the tradition of leadership, resilience, and ...
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