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Obama Delivers Address At Black Caucus Gala: ‘I’m Still Fired Up…Don’t Worry About Me’

President Obama let everyone know that he is still fired up at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual awards dinner Saturday night in Washington.   During his keynote address, the Commander-in-Chief joked that many Caucus members have tried to give him words of encouragement, “Hang in there, man.” But, he told them, “don’t worry about me.”   […]


President Barack Obama dropped in to the Tonight Show With Jay Leno on Tuesday night where he discussed a number of issues, including the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.   To kick off the topic, Leno complimented the President on how eloquently he spoke during his speech after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death […]

Michelle Obama Gives Emotional Gun Control Speech In Chicago

Michelle Obama returned to her hometown today to address Chicago’s continuously growing problem of gun violence.   The First Lady began her speech by comparing herself to 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot a killed in Chicago just a week after her performance at President Obama’s inauguration festivities.   “What I realized was that Hadiya’s […]

President Obama To Name Harriet Tubman Tribute A National Monument

On March 25, President Barack Obama is expected make the official announcement about his decision to designate five new National Monuments. According to reports, one of the new national parks will include the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland.   Located on the Eastern Shore, the tribute will include large sections of land that […]

Cornel West Says President Obama Using MLK’s Bible Makes His “Blood Boil”

President Obama should have used another Bible, and not that of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to be sworn in for his second term, according to Dr. Cornel West.   During a discussion on poverty in America, last week, Dr. West,who has called the president a “Republican in Blackface,” cited what he sees as vast discrepancies in the actions […]

Obama Congratulates Deltas! Turns White House Red For Centennial?

It was all red everything in the Washington, DC this past weekend as the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Innnnnnnnncorporated took over the nation’s capital in honor of 100 years of sisterhood. “We want people to understand that we are still called to serve,” said Gwendolyn Boyd, chair of the sorority’s centennial events. “When […]

Mitt Romney Says He Lost The Election Because Obama Was “Very Generous” To Blacks & Latinos

At long last, Mitt Romney has figured out why he isn’t president. Addressing his top donors via telephone Wednesday (Nov. 13), the Republican former governor blamed the defeat on the president being “very generous” to minorities and young voters.   Standing on the pillars of lowering student loan interest rates, student health care, and other enticing issues, Romney theorized […]