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President Obama says his daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, are “ready to get out of the nest. We don’t think they’re ready, but they certainly think they’re ready.”

It only seems right that the legendary talk show host will nab the final interview with our FLOTUS. Oprah Winfrey has been a supporting and dominating force when it comes to the Obama family and helping President Barack Obama win two terms. According to the Los Angeles Times, “First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the […]

Rose believes that the rape accusations caused indelible harm to his image.

On October, 3, 1992, the First Couple tied the knot. So, in honor of the @POTUS and @FLOTUS’ milestone, take a look back at some of their sweetest moments together. The First LadyVerified account @FLOTUS · 6 Apr 2015 Knockouts. #GimmeFive#EasterEggRoll President ObamaVerified account @POTUS · 26 Jun 2015 So inspired by the grace shown […]

  essence.com President Barack Obama’s time in office is coming to a close, andEssence is honoring the POTUS, as well as First Lady Michelle Obama, by making them the cover stars of their October issue. In the cover story, which arrives on September 9, the Obamas discuss the importance of their time in the White […]

Tika Sumpter has produced her first film, and stars in it, too. Southside With You is a romantic drama, in theaters Friday, about a fictionalized first date between the real president and first lady. Sumpter plays Michelle Robinson, a standout young legal associate who agrees to spend an afternoon with her junior colleague, Barack Obama. […]

Rejecting a rough-edged urban site for what could be a showcase near the lakefront, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have selected Chicago’s historic Jackson Park as the site of his presidential library, sources said Wednesday. The choice, which leaked out ahead of a formal announcement expected next week, elated some South Side […]

President Barack Obama urged unity after a shooting on Sunday that killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana ― the fourth incident of gun violence in just two weeks that he has addressed publicly. Speaking from the White House, Obama called on Americans to tamp down on divisive rhetoric, particularly given the Republican and Democratic conventions […]

getty images A memorial service for the five police officers killed last Thursday night during an ambush wrapped up in downtown Dallas with speeches from President Obama and former President George W. Bush. Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden arrived in North Texas just after noon Tuesday […]

From jazz to blues to hip hop, black music has touched, inspired and shaped the culture of millions around the world. In celebration of Black Music Month, President Obama issued a Proclamation to commemorate the contributions of black musicians and their art. “A vital part of our Nation’s proud heritage, African-American music exemplifies the creative […]

H.U. just won in a major way. The highly esteemed Howard University snagged POTUS for its 2016 commencement address, the institution’s president announced this morning. The ceremony will take place on May 7 and POTUS will of course receive a Doctor of Laws degree, Howard U.’s highest honor. From Howard.edu: “It is an extraordinary honor and […]

Perhaps it’s not wise to put too much stock in the President’s picks for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. President Barack Obama’s tournament bracket wasrevealed on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” on Wednesday morning, his final bracket as president. Just once in his presidency has he successfully predicted the men’s national champion: That came back in 2009, his […]