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President Obama & Misty Copeland Interview

President Obama recently sat down with Misty Copeland and Time Magazine to talk about race and what it means to be “the first” in their respective fields. You can read the full text of that very candid interview here: President Obama/Misty Copeland Time Magazine¬†. It was undoubtedly an insightful interview, but what has caught the […]

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Presidential Pastimes: Obama & Basketball

President Barack Obama plays basketball with personal aide Reggie Love at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York, N.Y., where the President was attending the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 23, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza) President Barack Obama plays basketball with Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, […]

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On this Day: February 10

The Obama family bundled up for the official launch of Barack’s presidential campaign in Springfield, Illinois on February 10, 2007. “He’s an incredible husband and father,” said Michelle. (via ABCNews.com ) Standing outside the Historic Old State Capitol building where Abraham Lincoln gave a famous speech condemning slavery and calling for the United States to […]

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2016 National Prayer Breakfast

The National Prayer Breakfast is a 63 year old tradition inaugurated in 1953 by Dwight Eisenhower. The event is typically a gathering for evangelical members of congress and is held the first Thursday of every February. This year, of course – is President Obama’s final prayer breakfast as sitting president. Politicians weren’t the only ones […]

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On This Day: February 3

President Barack Obama walks with Vice President Joe Biden along the Colonnade, Feb. 3, 2010 First lady Michelle Obama (L) stands with U.S. President Barack Obama during the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton February 3, 2011 in Washington. DC. Obama talked about his own faith, the events in Egypt and the recovery of […]

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On this Day in History

Today we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr and in just a couple of days the historic election and inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2009. Both men have changed the world in their own way. Dr. King had a dream and some people believe that President Obama’s elections are […]

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The Kennedy Center announced the selection of the six Honorees who will receive the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at the 38th annual national celebration of the arts are: singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress and Broadway star Cicely Tyson. (source: Kennedy […]

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