Why didn’t President Barack Obama attend the North American International Auto Show which just completed its annual run with over 803,000 visitors attending the iconic event at Cobo Center?
The White House website will provide a “river of content” along with a live stream of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, said that a college degree is no longer optional in today’s workplace.
Party Chair Bobby Schostak says it was the hardworking men and women who design, build and sell cars made that happen.”
He says the city “still faces some long challenges,” but is “coming back” and that the country wants “the Motor City strong.”
Speaking in Wayne, Obama praised the 2009 federal auto bailout, calling it a success story that shows government can work.
The White House says the president also will highlight the role of his decision to rescue the auto industry in saving American jobs.
The president’s stop in Detroit on Wednesday will reflect on his decision to bail out the auto industry, while citing the return of manufacturing jobs to the region.
“I can tell that he’s reached a point where he’s desperately seeking measures to help get his point across,” Amir Hekmati’s sister told WWJ.
The Obama administration began the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative in February in response to the growing disparities that young African-American and Latino men face.