Former President George W. Bush called the achievement gap between white and black children “a national scandal” on Thursday and urged both parties to come together to address it as the central civil rights issue of the modern era.
Inequality in the U.S. education system favors white children over minorities, the poor and the disabled, making it "one of the most urgent civil rights issues of our time," former President George W. Bush said on Thursday.
The disparity in access to a quality education between white and black children remains one of America’s “most urgent civil rights issues,” former President George W. Bush said Tuesday.
And as Emna and her fellow classmates prepare to return home, she now calls the fellowship program “transformational.” So inspired has she been by the experience, she’s set her sights on someday running for president in her North African country.
Former President George W. Bush is something of a natural when it comes to making oil paintings, a decent amateur. Although he picked up a brush only in 2012, this naturalness emerged as a definite possibility barely a year later.
In an interview that aired Friday on TODAY, Jenna Bush Hager talks to her father, former president George W. Bush, about his passion for painting, as his portraits of fellow world leaders are set to go on public display.
The world’s most distinctive gallery of international leaders opens in Dallas on Saturday, famous faces as seen through the eyes of the former president of the United States and noted amateur painter, George W. Bush.
Bush's portraits of world leaders such as Blair, the former British prime minister, Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Dalai Lama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai are on display at his presidential library in Dallas.
The exhibit, titled "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy," goes on display Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas.