Post Tagged with: "Barack Obama"


Obamas Handwritten Note: Parkland Survivors have “helped awaken the conscious of the nation.”

Obamas Handwritten Note: Parkland Survivors Have ‘Helped Awaken the Conscience of the Nation’

"We wanted to let you know how inspired we have been by the resilience, resolve and solidarity that you have all shown in the wake of unspeakable tragedy," the Obamas wrote.

Millie Dunn Veasey: Member of WWII Battalion of Black Women Dies at 100

Veasey served overseas with the “Six Triple Eight.”

Barack Obama in Talks to Create Shows for Netflix

Barack Obama in Talks to Create Shows for Netflix

Obama will not use his Netflix shows to respond to President Donald Trump or conservative critics, and has instead talked about producing shows highlighting inspirational stories, according to the New York Times.

Former RNC Chair Slams Trump for Making Racism Acceptable Again

Only ‘Because He’s a Black Guy’ Michael Steele was Elected GOP Leader, Says CPAC Official

Steele was the last person on the planet thinking he was anything more than a token for a political party that has embraced white supremacy and bigotry to appeal to its dying of old age base.

Michelle Obama Reveals Release Date of 'Deeply Personal' Memoir

Michelle Obama Reveals Release Date of ‘Deeply Personal’ Memoir

“I can't wait to share my story,” Obama said.

General Motor's Alicia Boler Davis Honored as Black Engineer of the Year at Gala

General Motors’ Alicia Boler Davis Honored as Black Engineer of the Year at Awards Gala

“I hope you know how grateful I am for all you’ve done to help America dream up solutions,” Former President Barack Obama wrote in a congratulatory letter to Boler Davis.

Obama Presidential Portraits a Nod to Diversity, Inclusion in Art

Obama Presidential Portraits a Nod to Diversity, Inclusion in Art

“The ability to be the first African American painter, to paint the first African American president of the United States … It doesn’t get any better than that,” artist Kehinde Wiley said.

Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter Attack on Sadiq Khan Shunned by Britons

Donald Trump Jr. Says His Father is Not Racist Because He’s Taken Pictures with Rappers

In an interview, Trump Jr. said the proof is in the pictures.

Trump Spent MLK Day Tweeting Vulgarities From His Florida Golf Course

Taking Credit for Record Low Black Unemployment Rates is Racist

Trump tweet from Sunday morning: “Somebody please inform Jay-Z that because of my policies, Black Unemployment has just been reported to be at the LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!"

Obama Shortens Prison Sentences for 153 People, Pardons 78 Others

Majority of U.S. National Park Service Board Resigns, Saying It Was Ignored by Trump Administration

The concerns of the resigning panel members, who were appointed by the Obama administration, include climate change and the hiring of diverse candidates by the U.S. National Park Service.

H&M Uses Black Child in Racist 'Coolest Monkey in the Jungle' Ad, Apologizes

H&M Uses Black Child in Racist ‘Coolest Monkey in the Jungle’ Ad, Apologizes

"H&M: have you lost your damned minds?” New York Times columnist Charles Blow tweeted.

Letterman lands Obama as first guest on new Netflix show

Letterman Lands Obama as First Guest on New Netflix Show

Called “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman,” the six-episode series will also feature interviews with actor George Clooney, rapper Jay-Z and others.

Obama Urges ‘Leaders’ Not to Split Society with Online Biases

Obama Urges ‘Leaders’ Not to Split Society with Online Biases

“It’s also by the way harder to be as obnoxious and cruel in person as people can be anonymously on the Internet,” Obama said.

'Peace Y'all. I'm Out': Ta-Nehisi Coates Quits Twitter After Cornell West's Rant

‘Peace Y’all. I’m Out’: Ta-Nehisi Coates Quits Twitter After Cornell West’s Rant

White supremacist Richard Spencer chimed in to support West’s bashing of Coates.

Obama Dominated Twitter in 2017

Obama Dominated Twitter in 2017

Obama — 3, Trump — 0.

Obama Is a ‘Flea,’ Should Be Arrested for Making Fun of Trump, Says Fox Business Anchor

Obama Is a ‘Flea,’ Should Be Arrested for Making Fun of Trump, Says Fox Business Anchor

“I mean, he should be brought back by the Marshals,” according to Fox’s Lou Dobbs.

Woman Charged with Mailing Explosives to Obama

Woman Charged with Mailing Explosives to Obama

Julia Poff was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts.

Joe Biden to Oprah Winfrey: 'I Have a Regret That I'm Not President

Joe Biden to Oprah Winfrey: ‘I Have a Regret That I’m Not President’

The former vice president of the U.S. said he was the most qualified person to run for the position in 2016.

Obama Reports for Jury Duty

Obama Reports for Jury Duty

The former president turned a normally dreaded task into an exciting morning for Chicago citizens performing their civic duty.

Obama Urges Patience in Push for Grassroots Change

Obama Urges Patience in Push for Grassroots Change

“Change is possible if we put our shoulder to the wheel. But it doesn’t happen overnight,” former President Obama said.

Obama Seeks to Spark Civic Activism with Chicago Event

Obama Seeks to Spark Civic Activism with Chicago Event

Obama kicked off a two-day leadership conference in his hometown of Chicago by saying it marked the start of a wider effort to promote civic involvement.

Pandering to Bigots: Fox News Smears Black Woman Judge

Pandering to Bigots: Fox News Smears Black Woman Judge

Fox News described Judge Robinson, one of two federal judges appointed in the Trump-Russia collusion case, as someone who “has experienced the criminal justice system firsthand.”

Confederate President’s Name to be Replaced by Barack Obama’s at Mississippi School, Trump Will Get Wake-up Call When He Takes Office, Obama Says

Confederate President’s Name to be Replaced by Barack Obama’s at Mississippi School

Nearly all of the students in the entire Jackson Public School District are Black.

Obama Blasts ‘Politics of Division’ on Return to Campaign Trail

Obama Blasts ‘Politics of Division’ on Return to Campaign Trail

“Some of the politics we see now, we thought we put that to bed. That’s folks looking 50 years back,” Obama said. “It’s the 21st century, not the 19th century.”