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Barack Obama On U.S. Capitol Riots: ‘A Moment of Great Dishonor and Shame’

He released the statement via his social media platforms.

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Ex-Presidents Would Get Vaccine Publicly To Boost Confidence

“I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed,” Obama added, “just so that people know that I trust this science.”

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First Volume Of Barack Obama’s Memoir Coming Nov. 17

“In the book, I’ve also tried to give readers a sense of the personal journey that Michelle and I went through during those years, with all the incredible highs and lows. And finally, at a time when America is going through such enormous upheaval, the book offers some of my broader thoughts on how we can heal the divisions in our country going forward and make our democracy work for everybody — a task that won’t depend on any single president, but on all of us as engaged citizens.”

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Barack Obama Warns Democracy On The Line

“This administration has shown it will tear our democracy down if that’s what it takes to win,” Obama said in unflinching remarks on the third night of the Democratic convention. He spoke from Philadelphia, where the United States Constitution was drafted and signed.

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Three Former Presidents Honor John Lewis

John Lewis eulogized by three former presidents. He was laid to rest today in Atlanta.

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Barack Obama To Appear On Michelle Obama’s Podcast Debut

Her podcast is the first title in the ongoing collaboration between Spotify and Higher Ground, a production company founded by Barack and Michelle Obama. Last year, the duo partnered with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.

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Michelle Obama Joined By Barack For Online Reading Series

Michelle Obama has been reading midday Monday for the past several weeks in support of families with small children at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Barack Obama Will Headline Televised Prime-Time Commencement

Obama will reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption of school life, especially for seniors who have missed out on their milestone rites of passage.

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Michelle Obama Documentary ‘Becoming’ To Premiere On Netflix

A documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled “Becoming” will premiere on Netflix next week, the streaming company announced Monday.

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Michelle Obama Launches Online Reading Series For Kids

“Mondays with Michelle Obama” is part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series, and will continue through May 11.

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Obama To Endorse Biden In Video On Tuesday

Obama and Biden are close friends from their two terms in the White House, when Biden served as vice president.

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Obama To Talk To NBA Stars

Obama Holding Fireside Chat With NBA Players This Weekend

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The Obamas’ ‘American Factory’ Wins Its First Oscar

“When a Chinese billionaire re-opens a factory and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans, early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.”

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Allison’s Timeline: 2/5 – Barack Obama Made Black History

the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review.

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AMPM Entertainment Report: 1/28 – Tyler, the Creator speaks on the Grammy Categories

He wants to know why they can’t be considered pop

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Court Upholds Creation Of National Monument In Atlantic

“Like one of America’s very first national monuments, the Grand Canyon, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts is a natural treasure. It provides habitat for a wide range of species, from endangered whales to Atlantic puffins to centuries-old deep-sea corals,” said Kate Desormeau, senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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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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HU Senior And Obama Mentee Gives Back To Minority Students In Need

HU Senior And Obama White House Mentee Gives Back To Minority Students In Need…

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