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Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Deal With Spotify to Produce Exclusive Content

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Since leaving the White House The Obamas haven’t missed a beat. Now, the dynamic duo has decided to jump into the podcast game by signing an exclusive deal with streaming giant Spotify to produce exclusive content. According to Variety, the terms of the multiyear deal between Spotify and Higher Ground Productions, the couple’s production company, […]

Los Angeles Boulevard Gets Renamed After Barack Obama

Los Angeles Boulevard Gets Renamed After Barack Obama

There was a ceremony over the weekend in celebration of Barack Obama getting a street renamed after him in Los Angeles. A portion of Rodeo Road was renamed President Barack Obama Boulevard. The four-mile stretch dedicated to the former President is sentimental to him because it’s near Rancho Cienega Park, where Obama held his first-ever […]

The Obamas Reveal Frederick Douglass Movie and Additional Netflix Projects

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Netflix is rolling out all of the heavy hitters. The latest reveal from the video streaming giant are projects created by the former president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. The New York Times detail the Obamas’ Higher Grounds Productions company will releases seven projects for Netflix in the future. The projects are a […]

Obama Boulevard Will Be Unveiled in Los Angeles on May 4

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The city of Los Angeles is renaming one of its streets after former President Obama and will unveil the new Obama Boulevard at a ceremony on May 4th. In a tweet L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson said, “It’s here! Join us May 4th for the Obama Blvd. naming ceremony and street festival! The event […]

Karen Civil Reads Letter From Barack Obama at Nipsey Hussle’s Memorial

Karen Civil Reads Letter From Barack Obama at Nipsey Hussle's Memorial

Barack Obama penned a tribute letter for Nipsey Hussle, which Karen Civil read during the Memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The surprise letter came after a moving performance by Marsha Ambrosius of Mariah Carey’s “Fly Like a Bird.” Civil graced the staged dressed in an all white suit, with a blue […]

NBA to Launch 12 Team African League in 2020

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When it comes to being a progressive league, the NBA is above everyone else. During NBA All-Star Weekend,  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced the launch of the Basketball Africa League, a 12-team competition consisting of teams across the continent in conjunction with FIBA. Silver, speaking at the NBA Africa luncheon, also said the former President […]

Donald Trump Compares Border Wall to Wall Around the Obamas Home

Donald Trump Compares Border Wall to Wall Around the Obamas Home

Donald Trump think it’s absolutely necessary to build a wall surrounding the border, and compared it to the fence that surrounds the Obamas home. “President and Mrs. Obama built/has a ten foot Wall around their D.C. mansion/compound,” Trump tweeted on Sunday afternoon. “I agree, totally necessary for their safety and security. The U.S. needs the […]

Barack Obama Has Highway in California Named After Him

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Although the Obamas no longer occupy the White House, they keep winning. In honor of the former President Barack Obama, signs were posted renaming a portion of the 134 Freeway in Southern California in his honor. The President Barack H. Obama Highway extends from Route 2 in Glendale through Eagle Rock and to Pasadena by […]

Barack Obama Honored With Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Barack Obama Emphasizes the Need for More Women in Politics: 'Men Have Been Getting on My Nerves Lately'

While the 45th President is facing intense legal woes, his predecessor, Barack Obama is living his best life and was recognized for his service to humanity. On Wednesday, The 44th president of the United States, 57, was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2018 Ripple of Hope Awards. As Bobby Kennedy taught us, […]

Barack Obama Surprises Chicago Food Bank

Barack Obama Emphasizes the Need for More Women in Politics: 'Men Have Been Getting on My Nerves Lately'

Words by: Symone Daniels It looks like surprises are former President Barack Obama thing. Last week Barack surprised his wife Michelle Obama during her book tour, now just one day before  Thanksgiving, Barack made an unannounced visit at a Chicago food bank to help volunteers prepare meal bags.  Keeping the spirit of “it ain’t no […]

Man Suspected in Mailing Suspicious Packages Arrested in Florida

Man Suspected in Mailing Suspicious Packages Arrested in Florida

Authorities flocked to Florida and have arrested a man that is believed to be connected to the packages containing potentially explosive devices that were sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris, and many others. The arrest occurred in Plantation, Florida, but not before more packages were discovered addressed to Senator Cory Booker and […]

Packages Containing Explosive Devices Sent to Obama, Clinton and CNN

The Secret Service has received and removed suspicious packages that are believed to contain potentially explosive devices that were addressed to former President Barack Obama and 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. CNN reports neither packages were received by the two figures and were discovered by “routine mail procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately […]

Tomi Lahren Tells Michelle Obama to ‘Sit Down,’ Wale Defends Former FLOTUS

Tomi Lahren Tells Michelle Obama to 'Sit Down,' Wale Defends Former FLOTUS

On Monday morning, Tomi Lauren scrutinized Michelle Obama for standing behind her husband former President Obama and all of his accomplishments. Tomi told Michelle via Twitter to “sit down” after Michelle said Barack was a “great President”. Tomi also wrote, “Michelle Obama said we ‘had’ a great president. By what measure? Not in economic growth. […]

Why New Jersey Should Mean Something To The Black Vote in 2018

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New Jersey is what people call a “purple state.” At any given time it could be “red” meaning that its politics are leaning toward the republican right or it could be “blue,” taking sides with the liberal democratic left. History has watched NJ’s governmental ping-pong for years, understanding that each wave mirrors the economic and […]

Video Resurfaces of John McCain Defending Barack Obama Against Bigotry

Video Resurfaces of John McCain Defending Barack Obama Against Bigotry

Following the death of Senator John McCain, people from around the world were sharing their personal tributes about their admiration for the late politician’s commitment to democracy and patriotism. This one video in particular of McCain during his 2008 campaign trail surfaced where he’s defending his Democratic opponent Barack Obama against a racist white woman. […]

Barack & Michelle Obama Hire Filmmaker for Upcoming Netflix Production

Barack & Michelle Obama Hire Filmmaker for Upcoming Netflix Production

There’s a reason why we still claim Barack Obama as our President and Michelle Obama as our first lady. Despite no longer being in office, the pair continues to fight for justice whether it’s through speeches or entertainment. The couple inked a deal with Netflix in May and now they have summoned veteran filmmaker, Priya […]