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Labor Leader, Rusty Hicks Elected as CDP Chair
June 6, 2019
  Labor union leader Rusty Hicks said he is “humbled” by the outcome of the June 1 election that propelled him to the front of a group of seven candidates, ... read more »
DNC and Barack Obama Announce the “Democratic Unity Fund” ahead of a Heated Democratic Primary
May 28, 2019
As the crowded group of Democratic candidates bid for the  presidential nomination, the party is preparing for unity. With the support of President Barack Obama who has not endorsed a candidate at this time, ... read more »
WATCH: President Barack Obama Surprises Students for Football and Baseball Game
May 25, 2019
Former President Barack Obama met with the Washington Nationals foundation and Youth Baseball Academy, a nonprofit aiming to “foster character development, academic achievement, and improved health among underserved youth in D.C.” ... read more / watch video »
South L.A. Celebrates Barack Obama Boulevard
May 9, 2019
Thousands of people converged on South Los Angeles to witness the renaming of Rodeo Road to President Barack Obama Boulevard. The daylong street festival, highlighted with music, ... read more »
Uplifting Black Youth through the Retelling of Past and Present Pan African History
May 2, 2019
Local non-profit the Talented Tenth Publications uses Black History books to inspire children. ... read more »
Obamas Unveil Slate of Series, Documentaries for Netflix
April 30, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama on Tuesday unveiled a slate of projects they are preparing for Netflix, a year after the former president and first lady signed a deal with the streaming platform. ... read more »
Official Date Announced for Renaming One of Los Angeles’ Most Iconic Streets After America’s 44th President
April 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that on Saturday,May 4, the City of Los Angeles will officially unveil Obama Boulevard in honor of America’s 44th President of the United States of America. ... read more »
Former President Barack Obama Sends Heartfelt Message Regarding the Burning of Notre Dame
April 15, 2019
The world is reacting with shock, horror and prayers to the massive fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. As the flames tore through the 12th-century cathedral, ... read more »
Donna Brazile Trying “A New Lane” by Joining Fox News
March 29, 2019
In an op-ed article on FoxNews.com, Brazile wrote that she hoped to improve the tenor of political debate. “Will I agree with my fellow commentators at Fox News? Probably not. But I will listen,” Brazile wrote. ... read more »
Barack Obama’s March Madness Picks
March 21, 2019
It’s time for the Big Dance—and President Obama is ready. Check out his brackets for the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Basketball Championship below. ... read more »
Success in the Cards for Magician Derek Lee
February 21, 2019
A former government employee who decided he wanted to work for himself, the Philadelphia-born DerekLee has turned into a remarkable showman who’s perfected his craft, making him a modern master of his trade. ... read more »
WATCH: President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry Kick off My Brother’s Keeper Summit in Oakland
February 20, 2019
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place. ... read more »
A Dream Deferred — Is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Just Another Elusive Dream?
February 7, 2019
In 1951, Langston Hughes laid bare the anxious aspirations of millions of Black people in America with his poem, “A Dream Deferred.” In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminded America of the promissory note written to its citizens guaranteeing life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, in his “I Have a Dream” speech. ... read more »
Sen. Cory Booker Announces 2020 Run for the White House 
February 7, 2019
“I believe that we can build a country where no one is forgotten, no one is left behind, where parents can put food on the table. Where there are good paying jobs with good benefits in every neighborhood. Where our criminal justice system keeps us safe, instead of shuffling more children into cages and coffins. Where we see the faces of our leaders on television and feel pride, not shame,” said Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, during a video announcing his bid for President of the United States. ... read more »
Stephen Curry, John Legend To Join President Obama at My Brother’s Keeper Alliance’s First National Gathering in Oakland
February 5, 2019
Curry / Obama / Legend CHICAGO, IL — The Obama Foundation announced that Stephen Curry and John Legend are among the speakers joining President Obama for the Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper’s Alliance first national convening in Oakland, ... read more »
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