U. S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass was in İzmir to attend an opening ceremony and for a courtesy call.

Ambassador Bass attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the E-cubed platform at Izmir University of Economics together with the Rector Prof. Dr. F.N. Can Şımga-Muğan along with the President of İzmir Chamber of Commerce / University’s President of Board of Trustees Ekrem Demirtaş. During his opening speech, Ambassador Bass said “Thank you very much for joining ...
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more ...
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Black History Month

Each February, Black History Month honors the struggles and triumphs of millions of American citizens over the most devastating obstacles: slavery, prejudice, poverty as well as their contributions to the nation’s cultural and political life. Black History Month was the inspiration of Carter G. Woodson, a noted scholar and historian, who instituted Negro History Week ...
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Donald Trump: America’s next president

Donald J. Trump, a businessman who promises to use his financial know-how to help Americans improve their standard of living, on January 20 takes office as the 45th president of the United States. The real estate magnate defeated former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, who had hoped to be the first woman president. Accepting victory ...
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Readout of the President’s Call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey

The White House Office of the Press Secretary – December 15, 2016 The President spoke by phone today with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to express his condolences for those killed and wounded in last weekend’s terrorist attacks in Istanbul carried out by a wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and for Turkish soldiers ...
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Ambassador John Bass hosted Turkish Entrepreneurs

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Ambassador John Bass hosted a networking event for Turkish entrepreneurs at his residence on November 29. The event is organized to better connect the startup ecosystems in the U.S. and Turkey to facilitate economic growth and Turkish startups in the accelerator growth phase, with a focus on providing them information ...
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