Barack Obama Addresses Affordable Care Act

“I have said before that I believe what Dr. King said — that the arc of the moral universe bends, but it bends towards justice,” Obama said. “I have also said that it does not bend on its own, but it bends because we bend it, and we put our hand on the arc and we move it in the direction of justice and freedom and equality and kindness and generosity. It does not happen on its own.”

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Obamas To Donate $2M To Chicago Summer Jobs Program

“One of the things that we’ll be starting this year is Michelle and I are personally going to donate $2 million to our summer jobs programs here in the community,” he said at the South Shore Cultural Center. “[It’s] so that right away young people can get to work and we can start providing opportunities to all of them.”

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Barack Obama Encourages Next Generation Of Leaders In First Post-Presidency Address

Former President Barack Obama spoke at the University of Chicago Monday. His goal today was “to encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world.”

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Tavis Smiley Pens Open Letter of Gratitude to Barack Obama

“That said, let me first say, thank you. Thank you for your stewardship. Thank you for your sharp skills and your smooth sophistication. Thank you for seeing the world as it is, not as we wish it to be. Thank you for bringing reason, comprehension and good judgment back to the West Wing. (Please leave some of that behind for your successor.) Thank you, and your precious family, for making the White House a scandal-free zone these past eight years.”

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