Thursday, March 26, 2015

VOA interviews Congresswoman Alma Adams!

Host Carol Castiel and VOA Congressional Correspondent, Cindy Saine, talk with first - term Congresswoman Alma Adams, a Democrat, from the state of North Carolina, about her legislative priorities (education and jobs), thoughts about the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, her reaction to the Justice Department’s investigation into the Ferguson, MO police department and the state of race relations in America.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

NEW Intermediate Citizenship Interview--Khone (Vientiane, Laos)



uscitizenpod: Intermediate Citizenship Interview https://youtu.be/n7WUmIE61a4

Teacher Jennifer interviews Khone (Vientiane, Laos)
Intermediate Citizenship Interview pdf at http://goo gl RGm3Ve.
More Citizenship interview available at uscitizenpod's N-400 practice page http://goo.gl/2aOS5m.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

150-Year-Old US Capitol Dome Being Restored



VOANews: 150-Year-Old US Capitol Dome Being Restored

The U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, DC, is recognized world-wide as one of the most enduring symbols of the U.S. government and American democracy. Since last November, the dome has been wrapped in metal scaffolding and fabric as part of a long-overdue renovation project. VOA’s Jeff Custer reports.
Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/us-capitol-dome-being-restored/2675849.html

Monday, March 9, 2015

Selma 50th Anniversary



wh.gov: President Obama and the First Family Visit Selma

The First Family traveled to Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery, and to celebrate the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Also watch:

VOAVideo: Highlights From President Obama's Speech in Selma

Here are highlights from President Obama’s March 7 speech in Selma, Alabama, marking the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” - a peaceful voting rights march that ended with police beating and tear-gassing marchers. Watch the full speech http://youtu.be/gvAIvauhQGQ

VOAVideo: US Reflects on Civil Rights

U.S. President Barack Obama and former president George W. Bush participated Saturday in the 50th anniversary observance of the beating of peaceful civil rights demonstrators by police in Selma, Alabama. The incident came to be known as "Bloody Sunday." The anniversary served as an opportunity to reflect on a half-century of civil rights progress. As VOA's Marcus Harton reports, it was also an occasion to take stock of inequality that continues to exist.