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Former President Barack Obama Endorses 81 Candidates for Midterm Elections

by Teddy Grant   Aug 02, 2018

Former President Barack Obama revealed Wednesday that he’s endorsing 81 Democratic candidates in November’s midterm election, USA Today reports.  Obama said he was “eager”... Read More

Barack Obama, Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton: Media Liked Obama Because He Is Black

by Teddy Grant   Jun 06, 2018

Former President Bill Clinton says former President Barack Obama was much better received in the media because they liked having an African-American in office.... Read More


Obama Reportedly Describes Time in White House As ‘Low Bar’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 27, 2018

Former President Barack Obama spoke to the drama-free nature of his tenure at the White House. The 44th president of the United States reportedly... Read More


4 Areas Where Trump is Striking Back at Beneficial Obama-Era Policies

by #teamEBONY   Mar 28, 2017

President Trump suffered a humiliating loss last week in his attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but it’s apparently not stopping him from... Read More


AG Sessions Tries to Shoo Away Obama Admin U.S. Attorneys

by #teamEBONY   Mar 10, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is apparently making sure no vestiges of the Obama administration remain in the Justice Department now that he’s head of... Read More

In November, courts decided Trump's travel ban would take partial effect.

Reconstruction 2.0: We’ve Been Here Before, So We Know How to Fight

by LaSha   Feb 15, 2017

When I was in the 11th grade, I had a U.S. History teacher whom I adored. One of my favorite assignments from that course... Read More

My Brother's Keeper

Measuring the Effectiveness of My Brother’s Keeper

by Nick Chiles / The Hechinger Report   Feb 09, 2017

One by one, smartly dressed young African-American men emerged from dark curtains, each wearing a big smile and holding aloft a small sign displaying... Read More

Barack Obama will be serving jury duty in the next month.

President Obama Issues Statement on Trump’s Divisive Executive Order

by #TeamEBONY   Jan 30, 2017

In his first statement since leaving the White House, former president Barack Obama issued a statement supporting protesters who have filed into streets and... Read More


A Surreal Look at Trump’s America: 5 Takeaways From His First Week

by Madison J. Gray   Jan 27, 2017

For the media, President Trump’s first week in office has made its job a lot harder, but at the same time gave it a... Read More


Trump Nixes Civil Rights, Health Care from White House Website

by #teamEBONY   Jan 20, 2017

The incoming Trump administration wasted no time posting its platform on the White House website — which it did almost to the second Donald... Read More