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Chance The Rapper Earns Two Emmy Nominations for ‘SNL’ Appearance

Chance The Rapper Earns Two Emmy Nominations for 'SNL' Appearance

Chance The Rapper is making history along with his Grammy-winning reputation, he can add Emmy winning to that list. Last week, he earned his second Emmy nomination for his Saturday Night Live song, “Come Back Barack.” It was recognized for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics at the 2018 Emmy’s. The song was originally written by […]

The Source Wishes Nelson Mandela Happy 100th Birthday

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“It always seems impossible, until it’s done!” This statement could have been made by Diddy or Cardi B. It could have been a lyric cleverly woven into a Drake song or tattooed across 50 Cent’s chest. But none of those examples are the origins of this statement. When Nelson “Madiba” Mandela uttered those words, he […]

Barack Obama to Deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela Lecture

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Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare appearance since he stepped down as President. The two men were the first Black presidents of their countries. Mr Obama has said he was “one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela’s life”. Mandela drove the […]

Study: President Obama Listed as Best President in U.S. History

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A new survey done by the Pew Research Center shows that 44 percent of Americans believe that Former President Barack Obama is the best president of their lifetime. According to the survey, 62 percent of Millenials named Obama as best or second best president while 41 percent of  “Gen Xers” (ages 38-52) favor Obama over […]

Barack Obama Visits Kenya to Promote Local Charity

Barack Obama Visits Kenya to Promote Local Charity

Former President Barack Obama has landed in Kenya, his dad’s nation of origin, in what was a low-profile visit than the ones he made to the nation as congressperson and president. Mr. Obama made a trip to Kenya on Sunday to advance the opening of games and preparing focus that his relative, Auma Obama, established […]

Chris Rock on the Obamas’ Netflix Deal: ‘I Want Him Above That’

Chris Rock on the Obamas Netflix Deal: 'I Want Him Above That'

Not everyone is happy about Barack and Michelle Obama inking a multi-year Netflix deal. Chris Rock thinks the former President shouldn’t be concerned about Rotten Tomatoes scores. The comedian did an interview with The Hollywood Reporter and said he didn’t want Barack and the former First Lady making their money on Netflix. “I don’t want […]

Air Force Halts $24 Million Dollar Refrigerator Request for Air Force One

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President Trump takes us back to the days of MTV Cribs with a 24 million dollar refrigerator request. Air Force One, the President’s home away from home is a serious piece of tech. Its circuitry is hardened against EMP’s, can refuel in mid-air, and acts as the President’s Mobile Command Center if the country is ever […]

Michelle Obama Allegedly Influenced ‘Roseanne’ Cancellation

Michelle Obama Allegedly Influenced 'Roseanne' Cancellation

Roseanne Barr tweeted a racist comment towards former President Barack Obama’s aide, Valerie Jarrett, and the tweet went viral. Twitter and ABC gave Barr absolutely no mercy, and cancelled her series reboot. Social media trolls theorized that Michelle Obama had the final say. “According to sources ABC President, Channing Dungey, had a long conversation via phone with […]

Barack and Michelle Obama Officially Seal Multi-Year Deal With Netflix

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The Obamas just might become the nation’s next best producers. Back in March, the New York Times reported that the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, along with his wife Michelle Obama are in the midst of negotiating a deal with Netflix, where the former President will gain the opportunity to […]

Michelle Obama Calls Herself The ‘Forever First Lady’ While Delivering Speech To Students On College Signing Day [VIDEO]

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Michelle Obama may not reside in the White House anymore, but that doesn’t stop her from being everyone’s favorite first lady. In fact, she’s the “forever first lady,” according to speech at Temple University during College Signing Day this morning. The Harvard Law School grad addressed more than 8,000 screaming students from the School District […]

Kanye West Declares He Wants To ‘Change The Stigma of Mental Health’

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It is safe to say, Ye just might have beat Quincy Jones for the best interview of 2018. Just about two weeks ago, Kanye West was spotted by TMZ with The Breakfast Club’s own Charlamagne Tha God leaving his Calabasas office. The sighting was a result of a meeting of the two respective personalities, in […]

Barack and Michelle Obama Write to the Parkland Students

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Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama sent a letter of encouragement to the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida a couple of weeks after the school’s deadly mass shooting on February 14th. The couple wrote a heartfelt letter to the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who survived […]

The Obamas and Netflix are Reportedly In Talks To Produce New Projects

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Words by Nick Slay For many fans and supporters of The Obamas, their absence as been sorely felt in the media, hopefully that will change if the Barack and Michelle helm new shows and projects at the streaming giant. In since last year, Netflix has been aggressively snatching up talent and notable figures to be […]

Common Talks Hip-Hop And Social Change: ‘It’s an evolving organism’

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In a recent interview with the New York Times for their TimesTalks segment, Chi-Town emcee Common dropped insight surrounding topics such as his hip-hop career, influence on young black leadership, and hip-hop’s ability to encourage social change. Common is recognized as a Grammy award-winning musician who is a polished artist with soulful poetry who is […]

Barack and Michelle Obama Smithsonian Portraits Unveiled

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On Monday, portraits of former President and former First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, were unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. The Obamas’ hand-selected Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, both African-American artists, to paint their portraits. Wiley and Sherald break boundaries as the first black artists to create official presidential portraits for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. […]