Category Archives: President Obama

President Barack Obama Speaks at the University of Illinois |Mid-term Elections

Today I’m at the University of Illinois to deliver a simple message to young people all over the country: You need to vote, because our democracy depends on it. I hope you'll tune in at 11am CT: https://t.co/34WjNaVAcU — Barack … Continue reading

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Joan Baez Honor President Obama in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’

Joan Baez honored the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting and Barack Obama’s tearful eulogy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the new video for “The President Sang Amazing Grace.” The song appears on Baez’s new album, … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Can I tell you how much I love this? :) Black Panther’s Dora Milaje to star in ‘Wakanda Forever’ comics The Dora Milaje, Wakanda’s own elite force … Continue reading

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President Barack Hussein Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama: Portriats Unveiled at Smithsonian National Gallery

How’s this for BLACK HISTORY MONTH? ICYMI Because we can’t get enough of our POTUS & FLOTUS. I’m old school. While sound bytes of events have their place and meanings, I like to sit back and savor the whole enchilada. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Positive News From The Obama Foundation

FYI: Minority-Led Firms Will Build Obama Library Author: Dorothy Tucker January 6, 2018 10:56 AM (CBS) — In a move that promises to challenge and change Chicago’s construction landscape, the Obama Foundation has announced who will build its presidential library. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Biden: McConnell stopped Obama from calling out Russians

Former Vice President Joe Biden blamed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for refusing to sign a bipartisan statement condemning Russia’s interference in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. Biden, speaking at an event hosted by the Council of Foreign … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | 44 Returns to Campaign Mode

Yesterday was exhausting. So, I will take joy wherever it springs forth…and, yesterday, 44 came to campaign in Virginia and New Jersey. Tell it 44!! "I appreciate your memes, but I need you to get out and vote." — Barack … Continue reading

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