President Barack Obama

via News5: And yes our former President Barack Obama loves music, and hes just tweeted out his favorite playlist of 2019. Forty-four songs from the 44th president. Let’s look at some of the highlights. The playlist includes some of the summer’s most popular songs, what with Lil Nas X’s “ Old Town Road (Remix) ” featuring Billy […]

via NationalDayCalendar: Each year, by Presidential Proclamation, January 16 is declared Religious Freedom Day. The following is as stated by President Barack Obama in his Religious Freedom Day Presidential Proclamation: “I call on all Americans to commemorate this day with events and activities that teach us about this critical foundation of our Nation’s liberty, and show […]

via eurweb: Baltimore painter Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley have been commissioned to paint former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama’s official portraits for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC Sherald garnered national attention after winning a portrait competition at the National Portrait Gallery. As noted by Baltimore Magazine, her painting “Miss Everything (Unsuppressed Deliverance) won the 2016 Outwin Boochever […]

President Barack Obama surprised Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a White House farewell celebration of the Scranton, PA native. It happened as POTUS was paying tribute to his VP, praising him as an “extraordinary man with an extraordinary career in public service.” “For your faith […]

President Barack Obama had the chance to tell the first lady just how much he appreciates her during his farewell address Tuesday — but that honor shouldn’t be reserved for the commander-in-chief. That’s why Jimmy Fallon invited grateful Americans to stand before a portrait of Michelle Obama and share their own sentiments on “The Tonight […]

Can we take a second and acknowledge Can we take a second and acknowledge Joey Gallant‘s amazing tribute to President Barack Obama? Nearing the last weekend of the Obama family’s term in the White House, the Kansas City social worker dropped the below video “wishing him the best” sampling Enchantment’s 1977 hit, “Gloria.”   source: […]

President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address to the country on January 10 in Chicago, his adopted hometown and location of his victory speech eight years ago in Grant Park, which drew more than 200,000 people. Tuesday’s speech will take place at around 9 p.m. from McCormick Place, where he celebrated his 2012 re-election […]

Ahead of the weekend’s New Year’s Eve celebrations, President Barack Obama and his outgoing administration took action against Russia for its alleged election hacking. The subsequent news cycle found itself populated by viral rebuttals by Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump, though Obama remained largely silent on the matter. Nor did he publicly say anything […]

President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy in the final days of his presidency with national monument designations on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West. The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 million acres in the Four Corners region, the […]

GETTY IMAGES With just weeks left in office, President Barack Obama signed the “Emmett Till Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016,” expanding the responsibilities of the Department of Justice and the FBI to investigate and prosecute criminal civil rights violations that occurred before 1980 and resulted in a death. The bill is an expansion […]

The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn’t reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama. While politics were absent from the tributes to the performers who […]