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As if the audience couldn’t get enough of one Obama, with former first lady Michelle playing the role of resident rock-star with the best-selling book and sold-out national tour, they got two Obamas for the price of one. Former President Barack Obama surprised his wife and the audience when he appeared onstage during her talk…

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Months after suffering abject humiliation and the loss of her eponymous TV show, Roseanne Barr is still trying to explain away her racist tweets about former President Barack Obama’s senior adviser Valerie Jarrett. But Barr probably made herself look even more desperate and mentally challenged while repeatedly attempting to rationalize referring to Jarrett as an ape.…

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Following Roseanne Barr’s obscenely offensive comments about President Barack Obama’s former senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, ABC took immediate and decisive action to demonstrate that her words describing an accomplished Black woman as an ape did not reflect the network’s values. The network’s cancellation of its highest rated show — a move that prioritized integrity and a commitment…

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Roseanne’s online apology, scrambled together with haste after she compared former President Obama’s senior adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, is completely fake. This is according to RadarOnline, who reports the star comedian and actress Roseanne was reluctant to walk back her race-tinged rant. Barr, 65, disparaged Jarrett in a shocking tweet that sent social…

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As pop culture watchers know by now, ABC canceled the reboot of the immensely popular sitcom “Roseanne,” after the show’s star, Rosanne Barr, promulgated racist rhetoric about the former senior adviser to former President Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett. Barr has since penned a hasty apology for her inflammatory denunciation of Jarrett and announced that she…

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Valerie Jarrett, the longest-serving senior adviser to President Barack Obama, shared wisdom and perspectives about her leadership roles with 490 graduates of the Spelman College class of 2017 during her commencement address at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 21, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. She also received the National Community Service Award at…

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Valerie Jarrett, adviser to the Obama administration and civic leader, will address more than 490 graduates of the Spelman College class of 2017 and their families at the college’s 130th commencement ceremony Sunday, May 21, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. Jarrett will also receive the National Community Service Award. Jarrett, the longest-serving…

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Yesterday was Small Business Saturday, and President Obama’s senior advisor and Chicago native, Valerie Jarrett, celebrated the day by shopping at a number of small businesses in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, including the popular clothing boutique Sir & Madame as pictured above. Jarrett shared the following message via her twitter account: Today I’m spending #SmallBusinessSaturday back…

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Grammy Award-winning songstress Alicia Keys will host President Obama’s Women Vote 2012 Summit in Philadelphia at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 16.  The event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in  City center and is open anyone who wishes to attend. Keys will be joined by Democratic National Committee Chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and…

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There will be a parade of stars at several college graduation commencement ceremonies this season. Take a look. Arne  Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, will deliver the address at Howard  University. The 144th Commencement Convocation happens on Saturday, May 12. Honorees are musician and humanitarian John  Legend, MSNBC host Chris Matthews, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author and alumna …

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WASHINGTON – President Obama’s senior White House officials are meeting with the presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to discuss ways to create the most educated, competitive and diverse workforce in the world by 2020, one of the goals that Obama articulated during his historic 2008 presidential campaign. In order to accomplish this objective,…

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Black women in America have taken on leading roles. From sports to politics, from Venus and Serena Williams to first lady Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett, they’ve altered the face of tradition—al Americans in power. They’ve exhibited that women can be successful in multiple roles — mother, wife, caregiver and, sometimes, breadwinner — while hurdling the…

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