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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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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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Watch the Trailer for the Barack Obama Biopic ‘Barry’

On December 16th, Netflix will debut their Barack Obama biopic Barry. And with less than two months before he and the best first family this nation has ever had leave the White House, the trailer (released yesterday) is right on time. Delving into “…a pivotal year in the life of the future 44th President of…

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BET To Host a “Barack Obama Block Party” And We’re All In

I love Black people. Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, potato salad and BBQ ribs are in order for this coming Tuesday’s Block Party in President Obama’s name. In October, Barack Obama hosted “BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration,” dubbing the event “Barack Obama’s Block Party” himself in all it’s Black magicalness. The event…

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The Obamas Grace The Cover of The ‘Essence’ October Issue

As their last few months in the White House continue to pass by, the incomparable first family that is The Obamas are again exuding both grace and power in ESSENCE‘s October issue.  In the magazine, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama discuss living in the White House, the memories they will take with them and their hopes…

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Join The Young Obamas For Date Night In ‘Southside With You’ Preview

Having watched President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama for the past eight years, we’ve all been given a window into who they are as a unit. We’ve witnessed their love for one another and through the efforts of Tika Sumpter, executive producer John Legend and director Richard Tanne, we will see how the ultimate power…

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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 “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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The Obamas To Host International Jazz Day At The White House

In partnership with the Thelonius Monk Institute, our favorite first couple President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host International Jazz Day at the White House on April 29th. The concert, which will be televised on ABC on April 30th, will feature performances from some of music’s most talented, including Herbie Hancock, Sting,…

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Adorable #ObamaAndKids Hashtag Goes Viral

If you’re wondering why seemingly candid photos of President Obama with children flooded Twitter this past weekend, don’t be alarmed. It’s just to brighten everyone’s day! In light of the Black History Month celebration at the White House this week, activist and storyteller, Micheal Skolnik broke the Internet kicking off a hash tag sharing President Barack…

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This Film Will Present Early Obama Love

Tika Sumpter as Michelle Robinson and Parker Sawyer as Barack Obama President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are arguably one of the cutest couples to ever reside in the White House. Upcoming film Southside with You aims to show the world that love from the very beginning, way back in the summer of 1989.…

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