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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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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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Chance The Rapper Slated to Perform At White House Christmas Tree Lighting

When Chance The Rapper is not on tour, or giving his fans the opportunity to register to vote while at his concerts, the Chi-town rapper is being requested to perform at none other than the White House’s annual National Christmas Tree Lighting. Among Chance, Gospel songstress Yolanda Adams and Kelly Clarkson will both perform as well. Set…

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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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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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