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Mini-Series About James Comey Finds Their Barack Obama

Comey’s book covers his time as FBI director from 2013-2017, his role in the 2016 election and his relationship with Donald Trump, who fired him in 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

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Barack Obama and Steph Curry Remind Young Men of Color, “You Matter” 

President Obama continues the conversation saying, “If you are really confident about your financial situation, you’re probably not going to be wearing an 8-pound chain around your neck” and “If you’re very confident about your sexuality, you don’t have to have eight women around you twerking.”

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Beyonce, Sinatra Among Those On Obama Summer Song Playlist

Other choices are “MOOD 4 EVA,” the “Lion King” song with Beyonce and Jay-Z among other artists; and such oldies as Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl” and Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away.”

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Film On Factory Is First Netflix Project Endorsed By Obamas

Filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert said they learned of the Obamas’ interest after “American Factory” was shown at the Sundance film festival and they were pitching the film to Netflix. They were told the Obamas had screened it days earlier.

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Barack Obama, Beyonce, Others React To Toni Morrison’s Death

“Toni Morrison was a national treasure. Her writing was not just beautiful but meaningful — a challenge to our conscience and a call to greater empathy. She was as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page. And so even as Michelle and I mourn her loss and send our warmest sympathies to her family and friends, we know that her stories — that our stories — will always be with us, and with those who come after, and on and on, for all time.” — former President Barack Obama, via Twitter.

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Obamas To Produce Exclusive Podcasts For Spotify

The Obamas launched Higher Ground in 2018 with an initial partnership with Netflix. The idea was to raise new, diverse voices in the entertainment industry. The Spotify partnership seeks to expand the conversation.

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Warriors Beat Raptors 109-104 To Even NBA Finals

“Third quarter we didn’t play well enough. We missed too many shots,” Raptors guard Kyle Lowry said. “They got out in transition and got a little confidence going. We lost the game there.”

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Barack Obama’s Book Not Expected To Be Released In 2019

The former president and his wife, Michelle Obama, signed lucrative book deals in 2017. Mrs. Obama’s book was released last year and quickly became one of the most popular political memoirs in history, with more than 10 million copies sold worldwide.

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Obamas Unveil Slate Of Series, Documentaries For Netflix

“We love this slate because it spans so many different interests and experiences, yet it’s all woven together with stories that are relevant to our daily lives,” Michelle Obama said. “We think there’s something here for everyone — moms and dads, curious kids, and anyone simply looking for an engaging, uplifting watch at the end of a busy day.”

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2,922 Portraits of Barack Obama Make Up Chicago Art Exhibit

“The Obama Paintings” is Rebuild Foundation’s newest exhibit. Pruitt painted Obama’s image for an hour a day while reflecting on his world view.

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