“Family motto: “When they go low; we go high.”Read more "A lesson on class and leadership from First Lady Michelle Obama"
“The participants reaffirmed the shared commitment to remove barriers to access economic opportunity, education, health, and justice for historically marginalized groups, including people of African descent through the ongoing implementation of the U.S.–Brazil Joint Action Plan to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and Promote Equality, and lauded the successful Joint Action Plan technical meeting and seminar on Equity in Education, both held in Brasilia in August 2012. The participants further agreed that empowering and protecting women and girls requires strong, coordinated action by the international community.”Read more "Joint Statement from the Fourth U.S.-Brazil Global Partnership Dialogue"
Recognizing the democratic, multi-ethnic and multi-racial nature of Brazilian and U.S. societies, which strengthens the ties of friendship between both countries;
Recognizing further their governments’ commitment to racial equality and equal opportunity and the historic friendship between their nations;….Read more "Joint Action Plan: Brazil and U.S.A. To Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination…"