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Melania Trump Recycled Obama-Era Pamphlet for Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign

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First Lady Melania Trump ripped off a 2014 Obama-era publication for her anti-cyberbullying campaign. Trump launched the “Be Best” initiative to focus on children’s health, well-being, their activity online, and opioid addiction. She released a 27-page document outlining her plans with the Federal Trade Commission about keeping children safe online. Trump gets an E for effort, […]

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 […]

Bring Back Our Girls: 4 Years Later, What Is A Black Woman’s Worth?

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In an era fueled by hashtags touting, #MeToo, #BlackLivesMatter, and #BringBackOurGirls why does it feel like Black Women are still one of the most under valued segments of society? The strong black woman. That is the image that many blacks are brought up on. From Cleopatra, to Harriet Tubman, to Maya Angelou, to Serena Williams, […]

Extremist Group Returns More Than 100 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

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Nigerian extremist group Boko-Haram has returned the more than one hundred school girls who they kidnapped in late February. The girls were returned to the Nigerian town of Dapchi Wednesday morning — five of the schoolgirls have been confirmed dead. The return of the girls comes a week after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited the school […]

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 […]

Little Miss Parker Curry Got to Two-Step with Michelle Obama

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Two-year-old Parker Curry couldn’t take her eyes from the portrait more than twice her height. Even when her mother asked her to smile in front of the new Michelle Obama painting in the National Portrait Gallery, she wouldn’t turn away from the former first lady. On Tuesday, little miss Parker got to meet Mrs. Obama in […]

Michelle Obama ‘Becoming’ Memoir to Release in November

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama is set to release her memoir Becoming this fall on November 13. Obama tweeted out the news this past Sunday, February 25 stating, “Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience. I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. I hope my […]

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. […]

Barack Obama Unveils New Plans for Obama Presidential Center

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Words by Shurida Lundi Even after his presidency, Barack Obama along with former First Lady Michelle Obama continue to leave a legacy. The Barack Obama Presidential Center unveiled new plans after previous pushback from critics about an above-ground parking garage and its impact on a historical landscape. In a video distributed by the Obama Foundation, […]

Barack Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley to Paint His Presidential Portrait

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If you haven’t heard of Kehinde Wiley yet, it’s time to get familiar. Having made the name for himself after painting portraits of LL Cool J, Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G., Wiley now will add the biggest name in his collection yet. The Smithsonian Portrait Gallery (which holds some of Wiley’s previous work) announced that former […]

Malia Obama Interned for Harvey Weinstein’s Company, Barack & Michelle Obama Are Disgusted by Harassment Claims

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Harvey Weinstein has been making headlines following accusations of a series of sexual harassment and assault claims. Some of the accusers are Hollywood’s top actresses like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. Some came to his defense like Donna Karan, meanwhile others expressed their disgust. Former President Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are the latest […]

The Obamas Address Harvey Weinstein’s Allegations as Disgusting

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Words by Youdlyn Moreau President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have spoken out about the recent allegations of sexual misconduct against film mogul and Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein. “Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports about Harvey Weinstein,” Barack Obama said in a statement. “Any man who demeans and degrades women […]

ESPYS 2017: All You Need To Know

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The 2017 ESPYS lived up to the hype, recognizing the most successful and impactful athletes and teams of the last year, along with individuals who have shown strong moral character and inspired us all to stick to the fight. Jarrius Robertson, 15-year-old recipient of the Jimmy Valvano Perseverance Award, was introduced by WWE Superstar John Cena […]

Michelle Obama Makes Surprising BET Awards Cameo Honoring Chance The Rapper

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Chance the Rapper received quite the praise when he accepted his BET Humanitarian Award on Sunday night, becoming the youngest person ever to win the accolade. The 24-year-old musician and philanthropist got emotional as Former First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to his efforts and even said he was her ‘friend’. ‘We are so incredibly […]