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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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