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He hasn’t been out of office long. But people are reminiscing about the good ole days when Barack and Michelle Obama ruled the world. With Donald Trump’s build a wall campaign, chaos in the White House, increased police violence and a rising threat in North Korea, it’s safe to say national morale is low. Though…

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Former President Barack Obama had several serious relationships in his younger years before he met an equally smart, educated and ambitious woman named Michelle Robinson. Turns out Michelle Robinson (now Michelle Obama) was the first Black woman he ever dated, according to the author of one of the books about the former president. Christopher Andersen,…

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Matchmaker Shae Primus suggests Black women stop excluding options in finding love Shae Primus is a certified matchmaker based in Atlanta. Her company, Middleclass Matchmaker seeks to connect middle-class professionals going through life sans a partner. One of the biggest hurdles Primus says she has to cross is getting Black women to open their mindset…

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Last night, I was in the room at McCormick Place in Chicago with thousands of others as we said farewell to our president. Like Oprah’s “aha” moment, those who have volunteered or worked in some capacity with President Obama’s political campaigns over the years have their own Obama journey story. For me, I’ve had the…

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Although President Barack Obama will spend Valentine’s Day apart from his lovely wife, first lady Michelle Obama, on Friday, Feb. 11, Obama appeared on “Ellen,” where he and his leading lady exchanged cute yet hilarious Valentine messages. To his surprise, Mrs. Obama kicked things off by popping up on tape to recite her very own…

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This week, the White House highlighted several “major moments” from its Instagram account. “2015 was a year of firsts,” the White House wrote in its “2015 in Review” post, “including new ways of engaging with our 1.5 million Instagram followers: We joined the Worldwide InstaMeet for the first time, where Americans from across the country traveled…

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As the rolling out team approached the UIC Pavilion in Chicago for the Pat Quinn rally featuring Michelle Obama, we were greeted by warm smiles and empowering conversations from a multicultural yet decidedly black crowd that had wrapped itself in an organized line about two city blocks long. Throngs of high school students dressed in…

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Good Money rapper Big Sean and “Glee” star Naya Rivera, who recently shot with photographer Terry Richardson, show us that there’s nothing better than being sexy, young and rich in Hollywood. The couple, who made waves earlier this year, by hooking up is just one of many sexy celebrity couples reigning in Hollywood. Click to continue for some…

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While some celebrities are awful role models when it comes to finding love, the following fab couples offer us a glimmer of hope. For these celebrities, love is alive and well. –ruthie hawkins

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The subconscious mind contains the true feelings of the soul. And sometimes the deepest thoughts and sentiments buried within the soul overflows and spills out into the public at inopportune times. Is this what happened when first lady Michelle Obama inadvertently called herself a “busy, single mother?” To be sure, Michelle Obama quickly corrected herself…

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WASHINGTON – In addition to the hundreds of celebrities who came into town to support President Obama during the 57th inauguration, there were several celebrity power couples who helped give the prestigious proceedings extra flavor and color. Here are the power couples who came to the inauguration.  

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