Aw, look at our parents. By January of next year, the Obamas will be out of the White House, Malia Obama will be basking in her pre-Harvard gap year, and Sasha will continue to serve as my emotional muse. We only have a few more months to creepily admire them, so let’s spend it wisely on these photos from Essence’s…
President Barack Obama addressed the nation on Thursday evening in light of the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two persons of color who were killed by white police officers earlier this week, and urged Americans to “do better” regarding the reignited discourse on racism and police brutality.
In the middle of a Fourth of July celebration at the White House—in fact, his last one ever aw—President Barack Obama broke out in song to wish Malia a happy 18th year on this here crumbling Earth.
At long, long last, President Barack Obama has finally let Donald Trump, a desiccated, hollowed-out pumpkin stuffed with wasps, really have it after the presumptive GOP blatantly linked POTUS to the mass shooting in Orlando earlier this week.
The only thing I can say: will we ever have another president who will mic drop so elegantly and get all Barry White like that in the best possible way?
Larry Wilmore used Monday’s The Nightly Show to respond to Piers Morgan and comment on the expected backlash that comes after one calls the first black president “my nigga.”
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama danced the tango in Argentina at a State Dinner, and now you too can feel like the proudest parent watching your bar or bat mitzvah kid slow-dance with their middle school crush!
As the Obama presidency winds down, the First Family has a decision to make: Where are they going to live after the White House? Barack says that Sasha tipped the decision, and according to The Washington Post, they’ll be staying put:
Virginia McLaurin is living the centenarian’s dream. Over the weekend, the 106-year-old, who was born a decade before the first anti-lynching bill was passed in America, met President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and got on the good foot to celebrate. (If we live this long and can still move this fast,…
On Thursday, President Obama met with many different faces of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as established civil rights leaders like Rev. Al Sharpton and Congressman John Lewis. During the conversation, POTUS admitted that the younger generation is way more effective than he was in his grassroots years.
The #OscarsSoWhite debate has made its way to the White House and, to no surprise, President Barack Obama thinks Hollywood could stand to be a tad more diverse.
On Thursday, President Obama lived his best life and joined British survivalist Bear Grylls on Running Wild in the Alaskan wilderness to hike and munch on fish half-eaten by an actual bear. Because what’s the point of being president if you don’t do ridiculous shit?
Malia Obama will be soon be off to college and POTUS is having major feels over it. President Obama, a dad, got all verklempt on Wednesday while giving a speech at Macomb County Community College in Warren, Michigan.
During Kanye West’s “speech” on Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, he concluded by announcing a presidential run in 2020. The White House, currently eyed by silly presidential hopefuls like Donald Trump and Ben Carson—who are leading in some political polls—figured they’d weigh in on West’s plans because, fuck it, why…
On Tuesday night, appearing on The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, Senator Claire McCaskill talked about the good old days. You know, back when she was a young, single state legislator in the Missouri House of Representatives, who needed a bill passed and decided to ask the Speaker of the House for help, and he…
Last night, Logo aired their second annual Trailblazer Honors awards show and President Obama helped kick off the event via video. Orange is the New Black’s Samira Wiley and Jason Collins—NBA’s first openly gay player—introduced the president’s message. “Tonight is a chance to celebrate, not just 10 years of Logo, but…
The self-described “historic episode” of WTF with Marc Maron, in which Maron interviewed President Barack Obama, is up. During the conversation, Maron and the President discussed the aftermath of the Charleston shooting and race relations in America, parenting and how Obama stays so “chill.”
[Insert appropriate “WTF?” joke here] President Barack Obama will be recording Marc Maron’s podcast WTF With Marc Maron today, with the interview to be posted Monday.
Toni Morrison is releasing a new novel entitled God Help the Child this month and it’s guaranteed to be a continuation of her revolutionary position in literature; a writer who pens black stories about black people without regard for the mainstream.
On Tuesday, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced her intention to run for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by Barbara Boxer after 2016. And the lady train on the West Coast keeps on rollin'—hopefully.