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Barack Obama explained how his wife objected to him making his historic run for the presidency. During an interview with “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, the 44th president recounted former first lady Michelle Obama‘s reaction once she found out about her husband’s grand ambitions. “I do not want you running for president. God,…

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Joe Biden has galvanized such a groundswell of voter support that he broke former President Barack Obama’s all-time record. Obama once held the popular vote record of 69,498,516 popular votes he set during his first presidential campaign in 2008, Newsweek reports. Biden has currently received almost 70 million votes (69,512,303) or 50.1 percent. In 2008,…

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Sasha Obama, the youngest daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama, went viral on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, after she rapped to a City Girls song on TikTok. The video of Sasha Obama, as expected, was snatched off TikTok with a quickness. But several publications, including Yahoo and Baller Alert, were able to capture Obama, 19,…

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Former President Barack Obama and other A-list American personalities heaped effusive praise on LeBron James after he and the Los Angeles Lakers captured the 2020 NBA Finals on Sunday, Oct. 11. The Lakers vanquished the Miami Heat in six games, a 106-93 thrashing that was much worse than the final score indicated (the Lakers led…

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Michelle Obama brought her family members on the latest episode of her podcast to discuss the hot-button topics of police brutality and police misconduct against Black Americans. The “Michelle Obama Podcast” featured the former first lady, 56, her older brother Craig Robinson, 58, and their mother Marian Robinson, 83. Craig Robinson, in particular, learned early…

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Former President Barack Obama congratulated NBA players with the Milwaukee Bucks for boycotting their game on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2020, to protest the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Blake, who is Black, was shot multiple times during an encounter with several White officers on Sunday, Aug. 23. The shooting has sparked…

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In what could be considered his most scathing speech as a prominent figure, former President Barack Obama delivered a message to the American people that served as a key moment during the third day of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Obama addressed the nation during a live feed delivered at the Museum of the American…

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Michelle Obama appeared to take a veiled swipe at Kanye West’s presidential campaign, but not everyone picked up on it right away. Some media members, however, did discern some subtle shade thrown the rapper’s way. During the former FLOTUS’ keynote speech on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020,…

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Michelle Obama admits on the newest edition of her podcast that she’s suffering from “low-grade depression” due to the incessant turbulence brought on by the pandemic, racial animus and presidential malfeasance. The former first lady, 56, revealed to NPR anchor Michelle Norris on Spotify’s “The Michelle Obama Podcast,” that her light-weight despondency emanates “not just…

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Former President Barack Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Congressman John Lewis. On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the 44th U.S. president shared details of Lewis’ upbringing and rise as a civil rights leader during the ceremony, which took place at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. “I’ve come here today, because I, like so many…

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