Michelle Obama on why she straightened her hair as first lady

Michelle Obama on why she straightened her hair as first lady

Former first lady Michelle Obama may have appeared stoic and impervious to the steady barrage of negative remarks she endred during her White House years, but she now feels free to dispel that image as an untouchable queen. Obama, whose husband Barack served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017, […]

Chris Rob is bringing disco to City Winery in Chicago

Chris Rob is bringing disco to City Winery in Chicago

Chris Rob can do it all. He’s a singer, a songwriter and a producer. The native Chicagoan has traveled around the globe performing and recording with music legends like the incomparable Stevie Wonder. He has worked on projects with Ye, performed at inaugural parties for former President Barack Obama and most recently did the musical […]

Barack and Michelle Obama celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

Barack and Michelle Obama celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

The beloved former first couple has celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. Barack and Michelle Obama visited the beaches at an undisclosed location, where they inscribed the words “Barack + Michelle” in the sand that was encased in a heart. The 44th president captioned his carousel of photos with the words, “Miche, After 30 years, I’m […]

‘Star Trek’ actor backing shock jock Howard Stern for president

'Star Trek' actor backing shock jock Howard Stern for president

George Takei is backing Howard Stern’s bid to be president. The 85-year-old actor’s DJ pal recently admitted he would be interested in running for office and the Star Trek star thinks he has the right credentials to be a good world leader. He said: “Howard is a lifelong friend for me. I would vote for him, […]

Sage Steele suing ESPN for allegedly violating her freedom of speech

Sage Steele suing ESPN for allegedly violating her freedom of speech

Longtime ESPN anchor Sage Steele has reportedly filed a lawsuit against her current employer, claiming that the sports behemoth has violated her Constitutional right to freedom of speech. Steele alleges that she was punished for controversial remarks she made on former NFL player Jay Cutler’s podcast, “Uncut With Jay Cutler,” where she questioned why former […]

Sasha Obama reportedly dating the son of famous actor

Sasha Obama reportedly dating the son of famous actor

Sasha Obama, the younger daughter of former President Barack Obama, is reportedly dating the son of a famous actor. Just days after former first lady Michelle Obama went on the “Ellen Degeneres Show” and said her two daughters, including Malia Obama, are “now bringing grown men home,” photos of Sasha Obama and Clifton Powell Jr. […]

Anita Bateman explains the importance of the Crown Act and the arts

Anita Bateman explains the importance of the Crown Act and the arts

Anita Bateman recently hosted her first in-person event inHouston.  The associate curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, welcomed the Obama portraits to the city with great fanfare, encouraging attendees to wear their Sunday best. After welcoming the public in with a public address, Bateman spoke with rolling out for a few moments about […]

Jason Whitlock takes a shot at a former president’s legacy (video)

cropped Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock has been known not to hold his tongue on many subjects, and he didn’t hold back in a recent video about the former U.S. President Barack Obama. In a recent episode of “Fearless” with Jason Whitlock on March 22, the on-air personality gave this thoughts about what Obama’s presidency was really about when […]

Barack Obama contracts COVID-19

Barack Obama contracts COVID-19

Former President Barack Obama announced on Sunday, March 13, 2022, that he has contracted the novel coronavirus.  Obama, 60, made the announcement to his 131 million-strong Twitter following, explaining that he has experienced minor symptoms, but confirmed he has contracted one of the variants of COVID-19. Obama’s wife and best friend, former first lady Michelle […]

Barack Obama condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Barack Obama condemns Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Former President Barack Obama has joined the chorus of denunciations of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Former presidents George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter have spoken up about their concerns about Putin’s action.  “People of conscience around the world need to loudly and clearly condemn Russia’s actions and offer support for the Ukrainian […]

Barack Obama celebrates 58th birthday of ‘best friend’ Michelle (photos)

Barack Obama celebrates 58th birthday of 'best friend' Michelle (photos)

Former President Barack Obama wished his wife and former first lady, Michelle Obama, a happy birthday on Jan. 17, 2022. Obama shared this special day for his wife with his 131 million Twitter fans by stating that she is and always has been his “best friend.” Obama also shared a snapshot of the pair making […]

Howard men’s basketball coach Kenny Blakeney reveals his game day superstition

Howard men's basketball coach Kenny Blakeney reveals his game day superstition

Howard University men’s basketball coach Kenny Blakeney recently sat with rolling out to unveil his game-day superstition that involves former United States President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama. The Bison have a pair of nationally-televised games on the horizon against Notre Dame on MLK Day (Jan. 17) on FOX and against Morgan State at […]

Rep. Bobby Rush to retire from Congress

Rep. Bobby Rush to retire from Congress

Former Black Panther leader Bobby Rush, who transitioned to politics and became a prominent U.S. Congressman out of Chicago, has announced he is ending his illustrious 30-year career in Washington. Rush is also renowned for being the only man who defeated up-and-coming state Sen. Barack Obama for the congressional seat back in 2000. Rush, 75, […]

Michelle Obama calls Barack her ‘boo’ in new IG post

Michelle Obama calls Barack her 'boo' in new IG post

On the fifth anniversary of President Barack Obama and wife Michelle’s exodus from the White House, the former first lady feels comfortable referring to her longtime husband in colloquial terms. During the former first couple’s celebration of New Year’s Eve 2021, Michelle Obama shared a cute photo of her and her husband with her 47 […]

Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu dies at 90

Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu dies at 90

South African Archbishop and human rights activist Desmond Tutu has died at the age of 90. “The loss of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu is immeasurable,” the Nelson Mandela Foundation stated in an official statement on Dec. 26. “He was larger than life, and for so many in South Africa and around the world, his […]

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