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For nearly 30 years, three words have been my answer to a number of queries received from the White People’s Delegation of America. “Why don’t you watch ‘Friends’ or HBO’s ‘Girls’?” “Because I’m Black.” “Why do you like Popeyes and not KFC?” “Because I’m Black.” “Why do you think O.J. Simpson is innocent?” “Because I’m…

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Barack and Michelle Obama hosted their “Dear Class of 2020” virtual graduation ceremony via YouTube on Sunday, June 7, 2020. The Obamas invited a host of celebrities, including Alicia Keys and Beyoncé, to congratulate and uplift this year’s graduating class. The program featured a performance by Lizzo, accompanied by the New York Philharmonic. She played a…

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Reed Shannon is a triple threat in the making. The 19-year-old singer, actor and comedian got his first big break playing a young Michael Jackson in Broadway’s Motown: The Musical, having been handpicked by Motown founder Berry Gordy for the role because of his vocal abilities. Shannon has also appeared in TV shows on Nickelodeon…

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Former President Barack Obama refused to comply with a right-wing senator’s statement that he “should’ve kept his mouth shut” about the current president’s questionable response to the global pandemic. In fact, Obama, 58, clapped back publicly at conservative U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and the White House after the Republican senator from Kentucky demanded Obama remain…

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Former President Barack Obama recently teamed up with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss how young Black males can be affected by the global pandemic. During a recent conference call hosted by My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative created during the Obama administration to empower young Black males, Obama and Holder shared why it’s…

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Michelle Obama’s Becoming book tour is to be the subject of a new documentary on Netflix. The program — which shares the same name as the former first lady’s memoir — follows Obama as she tours 34 cities across America to talk about her book, which was released in 2018. It is being released as…

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Former President Barack Obama ended his self-imposed moratorium from public political pronouncements on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, when he officially endorsed his former vice president, Joe Biden.  Biden, 77, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, emerged victorious when his last and most formidable party foe, Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, dropped out of the race after…

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Michelle Obama said that she and Barack Obama “bawled like babies” when they dropped off youngest daughter Sasha, 18, to begin her collegiate career at the University of Michigan. But she told Oprah Winfrey that there was one benefit to being an empty nester: she rediscovered her marriage to her husband. The former FLOTUS had…

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Barack and Michelle Obama once took possession of the highest office in the land. Now, they are in possession of the highest award in American movies. The former president and first lady took home an Academy Award when their production company, Higher Ground, won the Oscar statue for American Factory for best feature-length documentary on…

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Former President Barack Obama and his wife, former first lady Michelle Obama, have added an Oscar nomination to their very long lists of life achievements. The Obamas scored an Academy Award nod in the best documentary for American Factory, which probes the struggle of U.S. workers in a changing global economy. The nomination actually goes…

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Michelle Obama owned 2019. Obama’s debut book Becoming is one of the bestselling memoirs in U.S. publishing history, and she was named the most admired woman in the world for the second consecutive year. Moreover, Obama and her husband, former President Barack Obama, inked a multimillion-dollar production deal with cable giant Netflix. Michelle Obama is…

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An extreme left-wing Texas congressional candidate has created political storm clouds after wishing disease and “worse” on former President Barack Obama.  Justin Lecea retweeted an Obama post reminding people about the deadline to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare. He responded to the tweet with this malevolent response:   The…

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