President Obama

Currently there’s a lot of drama going on in Washington. It seems like every day president 45 and his administration does something completely ridiculous. But, when President Obama was in office we didn’t have these issues. Roland Martin talks to Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor and Ambassador under President Obama about her new memoir Tough […]

Michael D. Smith is rallying the faithful and following in the footsteps of his mentor: President Barack Obama. As Executive Director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, Smith moves from meeting to meeting with an easy smile, a tight handshake and a purpose. He is the engine that drives MBK. Today, Smith is building on […]

“If you want to get a sense of who Barack Obama is, look at the way in which he has come up with, supported, and stays with My Brother’s Keeper. This is something that matters to him.”—Broderick Johnson, MBK Alliance Advisory Council Chair President Barack Obama’s signature program, “My Brother’s Keeper,” is moving forward with […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important victory on Tuesday, when a court cleared the way for an Obama-era policy that will make it easier for them to get their student loans forgiven. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had said the regulation, known as borrower defense, made discharging loans too easy and […]

Our president, Barack Obama will be 57-years-old tomorrow. We celebrated his birthday a day early today with a look back at his presidency and a look back at the times he joined us on the TJMS. Oh how we miss you Mr. president, please come back to us! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student’s race into account in order to promote diversity in admissions, a U.S. official said Tuesday. The shift would give schools and universities the federal government’s blessing to take a race-neutral approach to the students they consider for admission. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate. The repeal of “net neutrality” took […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The five living former U.S. presidents said Thursday they would team up to create the “One America Appeal” to raise money for storm recovery as Texas and Louisiana seek to regroup from Harvey and Florida and the Atlantic coast brace for Hurricane Irma. The hurricane recovery effort was announced by former presidents […]

Southern California drivers will soon get a chance to drive Obama Highway. Lawmakers on Tuesday approved naming a portion of Highway 134 as President Barack H. Obama Highway, according to Los Angeles Times. The stretch will run between Interstate 210 and Highway 2. Obama used to live in Pasadena and attended Occidental College in Eagle […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before he left office in January, President Barack Obama offered his successor accolades and advice in a private letter that underscored some of his concerns as he passed the baton. In the letter, published Sunday by CNN, Obama praised President Donald Trump, saying: “Congratulations on a remarkable run. Millions have placed their […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before he left office in January, President Barack Obama offered his successor accolades and advice in a private letter that underscored some of his concerns as he passed the baton. In the letter, published Sunday by CNN, Obama praised President Donald Trump, saying: “Congratulations on a remarkable run. Millions have placed their […]

Former President Obama and people in his group are reportedly encouraging the Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick for president in 2020. According to a Politico article, Obama is a close friend of Patrick and thinks him to be among a very small group with strong political talents and has “privately encouraged him to think about it, among others” Deval […]