Reuters has uploaded: Excitement brews in Cuba ahead of Obama visit Malia Obama. has uploaded: Cuba waiting for President Obama President Obama is going to Cuba. Here’s why: The First Family Leaves For Cuba The First Family Arrives in Cuba Historical arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba, tonight […]
Michelle Obama Drops ‘This Is for My Girls‘ Song Published on Mar 16, 2016 Michelle Obama Drops ‘This Is for My Girls’ Song Michelle Obama: Why Global Girls’ Education Is So Personal for Me. The first lady on how you can get involved in helping girls learn. By […]
I need your help. I believe in the power of an educated girl and I believe in the right for all girls to have the same access to education that I did. To me, education is a basic right that should not be limited by your race, geography, or […]
Why do we have Women’s History Month? Why does history matter anyway? Published on Mar 1, 2016 Throughout Women’s History Month I’ll be making videos celebrating incredible women throughout history. But today I just wanted to talk about WHY this matters anyway and what we can get out […]
From The Huffington Post: Let’s Change the Conversation Around Mental Health By Michelle Obama First Lady of The United States Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has been a passionate voice on so many important issues, and I’m grateful that she is using her day as Guest Editor to […]
Fall Harvest Fun Last week, the First Lady welcomed students from Washington, DC to participate in the annual Fall White House Kitchen Garden Harvest. The students enjoyed harvesting greens, carrots, sweet potatoes, peppers, and other colorful vegetables. The First Lady planted the White House Kitchen Garden in 2009 […]
Conselfishservatives want to gut the free/reduced school lunch program while their fat asses get all kinds of perks for the 25 martini lunch on Capital Hill. I am sick and muthafuckin tired of GOPukes and their bullshit. Tell Congress: Don’t gut healthy school meals The petition to the […]
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Jimmy Kimmel (Credit: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni) I saw the tragic story of Cecil the lion on television last night and was literally heart-broken… SALON The host speaks up about Cecil the Lion, and proves again why he’s the king Had you suggested fifteen…
From CNN: Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama in Europe First lady Michelle Obama is visiting Europe with her daughters and her mother for a global tour promoting her Let Girls Learn Initiative. The First Lady is in Milan to meet with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife. […]
Remarks by the First Lady at Martin Luther King Jr. Preparatory High School Commencement Address Chicago State University Convocation Hall Chicago, Illinois 7:44 P.M. CDT MRS. OBAMA: Wow! (Applause.) Yes! STUDENT: We love you so much, Michelle! MRS. OBAMA: Oh, I love you guys! (Applause.) Look, I am […]
Why are you #WearingOrange? Uploaded on May 29, 2015 A couple of years ago, teens on the South Side of Chicago asked their classmates to wear orange in honor of their friend, Hadiya, who was shot and killed. Let’s amplify their call to action and turn orange into […]
Honoring Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day President Obama pays tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives for our country. In this week’s address, the President commemorated Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their […]
From Associated Press: Obama’s presidential library to be located in the South Side of Chicago by Don Babwin and Caryn Rousseau, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has decided to build his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, where his political career began. In a […]
Below are listed the 401 names of those Killed by Police In This Year alone. The list will be updated weekly. Jared Johnson Joshua Green Joshua Deysie Andrew Jackson Michael Brown Fridoon Zalbeg Rawshannehad John D. Acree Jeffery O. Adkins Alexia Christian Erick Emmanuel Salas Sanchez Kenneth Mathena […]
Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington: Cause Bringing Three Powerhouse Women Together
From Glamour Magazine: Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kerry Washington:The Important Cause Bringing Three Powerhouse Women Together by Cindi Leive First Lady Michelle Obama and actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Kerry Washington are sitting in the Blue Room at the White House. This trio of female forces, […]
President Obama’s Niece, Leslie Robinson, Threatened Before Tonight’s Princeton-Maryland Basket Ball Game.
Obama’s niece threatened before Princeton-Maryland game Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports COLLEGE PARK, MD. — Security was increased at Monday night’s Princeton-Maryland NCAA tournament women’s basketball game after a phone message was received detailing a threat against President Obama’s niece, according to a person with knowledge of the […]
The First Lady’s Travel Journal: Coming Together on Girls’ Education This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to Japan and Cambodia and the Let Girls Learn initiative with young people in the U.S. On this trip, I had […]
Chicago Mayor Will Award Championship Rings To Disqualified Jackie Robinson West Little League Team.
Jackie Robinson West players to get championship rings: Sneed By Michael Sneed & Chicago Sun Times: The ring is the thing! Sneed has learned Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to give a Little League championship ring to each member of the beleaguered Jackie Robinson West All Stars baseball team. The mayor, who earlier […]
The Employment Situation in January Jason Furman February 06, 2015 09:30 AM EST With today’s strong employment report, we have now seen eleven straight months of job gains above 200,000—the first time that has happened in nearly two decades. We are also seeing nominal wage growth exceed the […]
On Board with Kal Penn: Travels with President Obama in India The Highlights of President Obama’s Visit to India “Chalein saath saath; forward together we go.” —India-U.S. Delhi Declaration of Friendship President Obama and the First Lady traveled to India this week — their first time visting the […]
Watching the State of the Union: Everything You Need to Know Enhancing the 2015 State of the Union: Announcing Our “River of Content” Get Ready: President Obama’s State of the Union Address is One Day Away Email from First Lady Michelle Obama: “The Most Important Story” […]
Mensaje De La Casa Blanca Weekly Address: State of the Union Is this Tuesday January 17, 2015 | 2:55 | Public Domain In this week’s address, the President recounted the stories of letter writers from around the country who will be joining him when he delivers his […]
An Open Letter To The New York City Police Department’s Guardians Association And The Hispanic Association.
From EBONY News & Views: An Open Letter to the New York City Police Department’s Guardians Association and the Hispanic Association Writers, activists, educators and other concerned community members call on Black and Latino cops to take a stand Dear Sisters and Brothers, First and foremost, please accept […]
# of days that Darren Wilson has remained free : 148 # of days that Kajieme Powell has been dead : 139 # of days that Vonderrit Myers Jr. has been dead : 86 Let’s Stay Connected So You Know Ferguson Ferguson, We Still Have a Long Way to Go In this on-air […]
Witness Says NJ Man Killed by Police During Traffic Stop Had Hands Up From The Free Thought Project.com: “I’m hurt. I’m disgusted. My biggest fear has come true. I lost my best friend, my soulmate. The man that promised to love me indefinitely and beyond is gone … […]
Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times (once in the right side, once in the right back and once in the right arm).
From KTLA 5: Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times BY JOHN A. MORENO AND MELISSA PAMER An autopsy report for 25-year-old Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers in South L.A. in August, was […]
Shout-Out/Hat-Tip to Ms. Nolwandle Ntshiza @NoliNtshiza for bringing this to my attention. Charles Barkley responds to Kenny Smith’s open letter on Ferguson By: NATE SCOTT & USA TODAY SPORTS: TNT analyst Charles Barkley responded to his colleague Kenny Smith’s open letter to him on Ferguson, Mo. first on […]
President Barack Hussein Obama Addresses The 2014 Mid Term Elections. Published on Nov 5, 2014 Following Republicans’ big wins in the Senate and House on election night, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said they would try to avoid the gridlock that has […]
Sasha and Malia Obama, Mo’ne Davis Included In Time Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Teens Of 2014″ List By TIME Staff Teens today might have a mixed reputation, but there’s no denying their influence. They command millions of fans on Twitter and Vine, start companies with funds they raised on Kickstarter, […]
First Lady Michelle Obama Host A Fashion Education Workshop at the White House. The workshop was to connect students with leading fashion professionals to show what to take to succeed in the fashion industry. Remarks by the First Lady at Fashion Education Workshop […]
DO NOT ask Americans to fight for foreign freedoms when Americans are NOT free in America. @BarackObama pic.twitter.com/mRV8u6btPX — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) September 11, 2014 The MilitantNegro™ SoapBox: Dumbfuckery; The NFL & Roger Goodell Are Under Investigation. http://t.co/r6ErvryqcJ pic.twitter.com/sR7XVUBWTM — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) September 12, 2014 Black […]
I told myself I was finished writing about Ray & Janey Rice. Watching Deion Sanders talk down and bad about Ray Rice almost made me laugh but instead I decided to write this post. The new bandwagon everybody is now leaping onto is this investigation into NFL commissioner Roger […]
The White House Observes A Moment Of Silence Marking The 9/11 13th Anniversary. President Obama Speaks At The September 11th Observance Ceremony.
Remarks by the President at 9/11 Memorial The Pentagon 9:45 A.M. EDT The White House Observes a Moment of Silence to Mark the 13th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks President Obama Speaks at the September 11th Observance Ceremony Remarks by the President at 9/11 Memorial The Pentagon 9:45 […]