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BJ The Chicago Kid Sings National Anthem at President Obama’s Farewell Address

Last night, Americans sat in front of their televisions/laptops to watch the nation’s first Black president bid us adieu. President Barack Obama delivered touching words live from his hometown of Chicago that inspired our hope, praised our resilience and encouraged our perseverance. While we’re all terribly sad to see him go, the night started on…

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Solange Performs At President Obama’s Star Studded Farewell Party

Our very own Solange Knowles graced the stage at President Barack Obama’s farewell party with many familiar faces in attendance. The moment in which Solange took to instagram to marvel in, only comes once in a lifetime―if at all. She captioned her post, “The sound check of life…Was truly the ultimate, ultimate honor. Can’t even…

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President Obama Signs Emmett Till Bill To Reopen Unsolved Civil Rights Cases

On his way out of the White House, President Obama is silencing some of those “he didn’t do enough” criticisms. The President’s most recent inscription activated the Emmett Till Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016, granting the Department of Justice and FBI permission to pursue unsolved civil rights crimes committed before 1980. Amidst discussing racial equality in…

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Listen To President Obama’s Eclectic, Hand-Picked Summertime Playlists

Our favorite first family is leaving the White House soon, and they are certainly going out with a bang. After 8 years of unforgettable leadership, style, grace, and two recent phenomenal speeches at the DNC from both our President and First Lady, President Obama has released his long awaited “Summer Playlist.” Inspired by last year’s, which…

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President Obama Honors LGBT Community With Stonewall National Monument

Today, the White House announced that President Obama will honor the LGBT equality movement by naming the site of the Stonewall Uprising a national monument. The LGBT community has been victimized in one perilous circumstance after another lately. But the strength and solidarity within the group is rooted in the obstacles faced throughout history. Dubbed as…

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President Obama “Slow Jams The News” With Jimmy Fallon And The Roots

President Obama joined The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night for a “Slow Jam the News” segment that will have you in tears. President Obama also notably takes us down memory lane recounting the significant changes he has made and truly making America great again. Our POTUS wears a few hats, one of which is evidently being…

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President Obama Declares June 2016 ‘African American Music Appreciation Month’

Though his tenure is sadly coming to a close, President Barack Obama is going out with a bang. As if his efforts to reduce the deficit, release falsely sentenced incarcerated individuals, and keynote his most iconic SOTU address thus far wasn’t enough, President Obama has given us another month! On May 31, President Obama declared…

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Recap: President Obama’s Final State of the Union

President Barack Obama walked into the congressional chamber and addressed the nation on the State of the Union for the seventh and last time on Tuesday night. He set out to ask the American people four questions, and in the meantime he strongly defended his legacy of great accomplishments in the White House, detailed his plan…

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Kendrick Lamar Meets with President Obama & Pays It Forward in Latest Video

Kendrick Lamar has become one of the most admirable artists of this generation across several musical platforms, but never hesitates to remind his fans where he came from and who he owes much of his success to. After the release of his short video “Hard Work,” post-Grammy nominations, the artist shared a message that hard…

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President Obama Covers GQ’s 20th Anniversary Issue

Our most beloved President has had a major run as his second term slowly meets its end. With only a little more than 12 months left in office, GQ adds to President Barack Obama‘s legacy and list of accolades by snagging him for the 20th Anniversary Edition of their Men of the Year issue. In…

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Jay Electronica Blasts President Obama During Twitter Rant

Tensions in America are at a new day all time high due to rise of murders against unarmed citizens by police. It appears Americans are done with silence as dozen of protests have sparked the streets of Ferguson to New York and Miami. Rapper Jay Electronica recently unloaded a collection of tweets to express his…

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Watch President Barack Obama Speak For The First Time Post-Presidency

Its still so hard to process that President Barack Obama is now the former President of the United States. After a well-deserved vacation, today he is set to hold his first public and political appearance since leaving the Oval Office earlier this year. Obama will speak during an invitation-only roundtable organized by the Chicago Create…

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