For all the minorities, particularly black men, who feel President Obama didn’t do anything for them so far in his term as President can breathe a sigh of relief.
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President Obama gave another impressive speech at Nelson Mandela’s memorial today. Along with First Lady Michelle Obama, The Bushes and The Clintons, President Obama hopped on Air Force 1 last night to make a moving speech at Mandela’s National Memorial service in South Africa today. Citizens and leaders from around the world gathered outside of Johannesburg at FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City to remember the greatness of South Africa’s first black President. You can watch the speech below. READ MORE
President Obama is offended by the Washington Redskins’s name.
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Miriam Carey of DC goes berserk after the government shut down.
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President Obama, surprised many on Friday by addressing the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial. Obama discusses the experience of being a black man in the United States and shares the perspective of African-Americans. President Obama has not spoke extensively about race relations since 2008 and this is the first time he’s truly discussed race relations as a president!
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President Obama is poking fun at the controversy surrounding Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba. At the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, the president used Jay-Z’s song “99 Problems” to make fun of the criticism leveled at him over the couple’s trip. READ MORE
President Obama has 99 problems but Jay-Z’s trip to Cuba isn’t one of them. Offering what may be the final word on the White House’s non-involvement in the rapper’s controversial visit to the communist island, the President told NBC’s “Today” show Wednesday that his staff is a little busy with more pressing matters. READ MORE
President Obama is giving up 5% of his salary as an act of unity with other federal workers who are going to be affected by the sequester. His annual salary is $400,000 so with a 5% deduction that would take $20,000 from him annually. President Obama’s act of compassion is being followed by other White House officials like Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter. READ MORE