In the final press conference of his presidency, Barack Obama reiterated that he would largely keep mum once his successor took office. “It is appropriate for him to go forward with his vision and his values,” Obama explained. However, that statement did come with a bit of a caveat.
In which we look back at simpler times.
A coalition of 18 Democratic attorneys general are suing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for the second time over her plan to end an Obama-era regulation that protects student loan borrowers from predatory career-training programs.
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, formerly the Ashmun Institute, is a school rich in history and culture. While I was excited to attend the first HBCU—catch this fade if you disagree—upon first look 10 years ago, there was nothing remotely spectacular about the campus. Lincoln was extremely small and old, and it…
In which we look back at simpler times.
This week, the whole world got a chance to see just how terrible the U.S. president could be when he finally made his way to the devastation in Puerto Rico. When Donald Trump wasn’t blaming Puerto Ricans for busting the budget because, you know ... aid, he was throwing paper towels and flashlights at them, claiming…
In which we look back at simpler times:
Page Six is reporting that former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle have been shopping around New York City’s Upper East Side for some new digs.
In which, on Throwback Thursday, we look back to simpler times.
Thanks to a pardon from President Donald Trump, Sheriff Joe Arpaio is now a free man. And in a recent interview given to the San Jose Mercury News, Arpaio has pledged to keep up the fight for one of Trump’s old pet causes: searching for former President Barack Obama’s birth certificate.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, queen of our hearts, took some time out of her schedule to address the Beckys who voted for President Donald Trump while discussing a wide range of topics at a conference in Boston on Wednesday.
The one, true president, Barack Obama, had a lot to get off his chest on Wednesday while speaking in New York: He tore into Republicans and their continued efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, and also addressed climate change and white supremacy, all in the same breath.
Former President Barack Obama has followed through on a major part of his lifelong goal to help the country achieve greater racial and social justice: closing the opportunity gap for boys and young men of color.
Former President Barack Obama recently made a surprise appearance at a Washington, D.C., school, much to the obvious delight of its students—and the rest of us who hope that he’ll be out here more, and more vocal about the sad state of affairs his sad! successor has gotten us into.
On Tuesday, during her “urgent” White House press briefing where she laid out Donald Trump’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and presumably displace 800,000 young undocumented immigrants and remove them from the only home they have known, Sarah Huckabee Sanders accidentally referred to…
Outgoing President Barack Obama left a handwritten note to President Donald Trump during their peaceful transfer of power on Jan. 20, 2017.
20. Candyman from Candyman (was definitely a Magical Negro—just had misguided magic)
When you live in a world where your current president won’t disavow white supremacy, but it only takes the former president, Barack Obama, less than 140 characters to condemn racism, you’re left wondering (once again), “What did we do to ever deserve Donald Trump?”
The state of Illinois has decided to recognize the GOAT,
former President Barack Obama, with his own state holiday. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed “Barack Obama Day” into law on Friday. The newest state holiday will be celebrated across Illinois on Aug. 4 (Obama’s birthday) every year, starting in 2018, NBC Chicago…
Your president, Donald Trump, left the White House on Friday to embark on a 17-day “working” vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. While all presidents deserve (and certainly take) a little time away, Trump will have enjoyed 53 “leisure” days through August 2017, according to the Washington Post, compared with…