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President Obama Steals the Show at Game 2 of NBA Finals

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During the NBA Finals pregame show, all the attention of the on-court action diverted to the arrival of President Barack Obama. The 44th President of the United States was spotted walking through the tunnels of ScotiaBankArena before with Toronto Raptors General manager Masai Ujiri. What cameras would soon pick up is a meeting between Obama […]

President Trump Signs Executive Order On Climate Change

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that represents his biggest effort yet to erase former President Barack Obama’s legacy on climate change. The order directs EPA to begin rolling back the Clean Power Plan, the landmark 2015 rule requiring existing power plants to curb their greenhouse gas emissions. Also on the chopping […]

President Obama Signs “Emmett Till Bill”

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In 1955, the death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American teenager who was lynched after allegedly flirting with a White woman in rural Mississippi, sparked controversy across America. The two White men responsible for brutally murdering Till were let off by an all-White jury. The case brought attention to how racism is intertwined with America’s […]

President Obama says if Permitted he Could have Won a Third Term

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Well then, this may have saved the country a lot of grief. Inauguration day is nearing and it appears that Donald Trump will be our next president. Trumps victory shocked the world, Hilary supporters and even shocked those who weren’t in favor of either party. Many voters blame the corruption within the Democratic Party for […]

Ben Carson Declines Cabinet Seat Due To Lack of Experience

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Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson didn’t let his lack of experience in elected office stop him from running for president, but the former Republican candidate has decided it was enough to take him out of the running for a Cabinet position in Donald Trump’s new administration because he believes he lacks the background necessary to manage a federal […]

President Obama Commutes The Sentences Of 214 Individuals

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President Obama just keeps making history. Moments ago, Obama commuted the sentences of 214 individuals, according to BuzzFeed News. This is the largest amount issued in a single day since at least 1900 from a president. The majority of the individuals were sentenced for nonviolent drug crimes, with 67 of them serving life sentences. On […]

President Obama Set To Take The Stage At DNC Tonight

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President Barack Obama is set to take the stage tonight [July 27] at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) like he did this very day, 12 long years ago. It was the 2004 DNC in Boston, Massachusetts and the nominees were John Kerry and John Edwards, a campaign that unfortunately lost to George W. Bush. A […]

Obama Signs “Blue Alert” Law To Protect Police

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President Obama has signed a bill that will become a law that will require instant nationwide “Blue Alerts” to warn about threats to police officers and help find the suspects who carry them out. The Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 is named for the two NYPD officers killed in […]

Be Thankful: Acknowledging The Tough Facts On World Refugee Day

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World Refugee Day is a worldwide day where people honor and celebrate the strength and courage of refugees worldwide. World Refugee Day started in 2001 and takes place today [June 20] of every year. The United Nations declared this day one of observance to bring attention to the 14 million refugees around the world at that […]

Miss-Understood: President Obama Considers Himself A Feminist And You Should Too, Fellas

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Earlier today, President Obama delivered an unforgettable speech at the 2016 United State of Women Summit in Washington, DC. In addition to addressing several important issues pertaining to the welfare of women and young girls across the world including equal pay, education and sexual assault awareness and prevention, the President also opened his speech with […]

Detroit Rewarded A $2 Million Federal Grant For Youth Summer Jobs

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In the midst of an ongoing economic crisis, Detroit’s mayor Mike Duggan is still aiming to empower the city’s youth with the Grow Detroit Young Talent (GDYT) initiative. Matching the city officials’ efforts, the Obama Administration announced GDYT will receive a $2 million federal grant to assist the city in providing over 8,000 summer jobs […]