This year, the University of Chicago will host 20 Scholars and Columbia University will host 12, hailing from 28 countries around the world. Meet the Scholars +
“You learn life skills, you learn business skills, and the biggest thing I’ve learned is to always wear a helmet. Always.” @blackstonebikes is more than a bike shop—it’s a project giving back to the South Side Community. pic.twitter.com/WzOIpzTODs
When the doors of the Obama Presidential Center open, visitors from around the world and our neighbors in Jackson Park will experience a world-class museum and public gathering space that celebrates our nation’s first African American President and First Lady. They will also get the opportunity to experience a branch of the Chicago Public Library. For teens, that includes a digital media studio called YOUmedia.
For decades, historians, journalists, filmmakers, and scholars have produced oral history archives to document our shared past. Major archives have invested in collecting the…
President Obama and Graça Machel discussed Nelson Mandela’s legacy and the future of Africa as a part of the Mandela 100 Legacy celebration dinner at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The conversation was moderated by Lesley Williams, a 2018 Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa participant.