via CNN: Yes Former President Barack Obama is giving us his list of favorite movies and TV Shows of 2019. “This year’s list includes everything from explorations of class dynamics and relationships, to an inspired reboot of a classic graphic novel, to a portal back to one of the most special places in history — […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Former President Barack Obama recently shared his thoughts on the mas shootings over the weekend. He said than Americans must “soundly reject language” from any leader who “feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments. The statement , which did not mention President Donald Trump directly, also reminded Americans that […]

via Joy105: Former President Barack Obama practically brought the house down at Michelle Obama’s book show in Washington. The former first lady is currently touring the country promoting her memoir, “Becoming,” and participated in a conversation Saturday night moderated by her longtime friend and former Obama White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. When the conversation shifted […]

via Cleveland19: Former President Barack Obama is going to campaign for Rich Cordray and Betty in Sutton in Cleveland on Thursday, according to a news release. Mr. Obama will speak at the campaign at CMSD East Professional Center Gymnasium. Doors for the event will open at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Cordray is running for governor […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are stepping up their political involvement ahead of the November midterm elections, moves aimed at bolstering Democratic enthusiasm as the party aims to regain control of Congress. Advisers cast a speech Barack Obama will give Friday, when he accepts an ethics in government award, as the moment he will re-engage in […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: While the current commander-in-chief panhandles for Russia, former President Barack Obama travelled to South Africa to commemorate the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, one of his greatest inspirations. Obama travelled to Africa on Sunday where he first stopped in Kenya, the birthplace of his father. It is his first visit to Africa since leaving office in […]

via FirstLadyB: Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to former First Lady Barbara Bush. President Obama took to his Twitter account to share a statement on behalf of him and First Lady Michelle Obama. “Barbara Bush was the rock of a family dedicated to public service, and our thoughts and prayers are with […]

via eurweb: Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama will be on-hand as their portraits are unveiled next month at the Smithsonian. The couple will take part in a private ceremony on Feb. 12 at the National Portrait Gallery that will offer the first look at the new works of art, the Smithsonian announced Wednesday. Artist Kehinde Wiley, […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Look who’s about to do some jury duty. Why, it’s non other than Barack Obama. The former president will begin his civic duty next month in Chicago, his adopted hometown.According to Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans, county commissioners were told on Friday that Mr. Obama’s safety will be “upmost in our minds” when […]

via EEWMagazine: Some EEW Magazine readers have expressed confusion over the controversy surrounding DACA, which stands for, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Created by President Barack Obama by executive order in 2012, DACA lets “dreamers” — children of illegal immigrants, many who only know the United States as home — avoid deportation and get work permits […]

Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn’t do was mention his successor. At a forum Monday for students at the University of Chicago, adjacent to where his presidential library will stand, Obama […]

Former President Barack Obama is taking a break from vacationing and writing his memoir. Next week he will speak to students at the University of Chicago on Monday—this is his first public event since leaving the White House. According to The Chicago Tribune, Obama and young leaders will hold a conversation on civic engagement and discuss community […]