President Barack Obama
When I first interviewed then-candidate Barack Obama on his campaign plane in 2008, he talked passionately about fatherhood, uplifting Black men, and the importance of men of color taking responsibility for parenting their children. Two terms in the White House and eight years later, President Obama is still talking eloquently about empowering Black men in […]
Today the Obamas circled back with the official lineup, which includes Black Girls Rock founder Beverly Bond on the ones and twos, and a live discussion with Leonardo DiCaprio about his 'Before the Flood' documentary.
POTUS told the crowd, "This national museum helps to tell a richer and fuller story of who we are."
Donald Trump may have inadvertently re-energized Hillary Clinton’s supporters by once again deliberately disrespecting President Barack Obama. In one arrogant sentence, Trump managed to anger many in the African-American community, which included the entire Congressional Black Caucus during its annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States,” Trump […]
Retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré discusses the aftermath of the historic Louisiana floods.
President Barack Obama is leaving the White House in the only way he can: Absolute grace and style.
PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama delivered his last address to a Democratic National Convention while occupying the White House and passed the torch to the woman he hopes will take his place as America’s next commander-in-chief. “There has never been a man or a woman more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of […]
In a recent interview with MSNBC, Samaria Rice also had some harsh words for Donald Trump and the people of Ohio.
DALLAS (AP) — At a memorial for slain police officers, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a week of deeply troubling violence has appeared to expose “the deepest fault lines of our democracy.” But he insisted the nation is not as divided as it seems and called on Americans to search for common ground in […]
The Chicago Police Department is under fire again after allegations that an officer used the n-word in reference to President Barack Obama, The Washington Post reports. The incident occurred as officers discussed assignments for the presidential security detail during Obama’s visit to attend the Chicago Bulls’ season opener in October, The Daily Beast writes. A male officer who […]
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