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Celebrating African American History

As we celebrate African American History Month this February, we pay tribute to the struggles and achievements of the people and events that have shaped our nation. The National Archives holds a wealth of material documenting the African American experience, including blogs, videos, exhibitions, and classroom materials. See more via the National Archives Great black musicians (video slideshow)
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Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence

In his 2019 State of the Union address, President Trump stressed the importance of investing in cutting-edge industries of the future. On February 11, the President signed an executive order to encourage further AI research and development. AI technologies are already transforming nearly every area of our lives. Even now at the earliest stages of ...
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Secretary Pompeo: Religious Freedom is a Universal Human Right

Each year, the State Department releases its International Religious Freedom Report describing the state of religious freedom in countries around the world. This year marks the 21st anniversary of the passage of the Religious Freedom Act, which promotes religious freedom as an important U.S. foreign policy. Read more on Why Religious Freedom Matters to Americans The Right to Religious Freedom (Video) The State Department’s International Religious Freedom Report
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