Barack Obama Shares Heartwarming Tribute to Michelle Obama on Her 57th Birthday

Michelle Obama is certainly feeling the love on her birthday, especially after receiving a sweet message from Barack Obama. Read his tribute below!”Dear Class of 2020″ Best Moments: Obamas, Beyonce, BTS & MoreOne of Capricorn’s biggest stars is celebrating her birthday: Michelle Obama! While the former First Lady hasn’t shared any details about how she plans to…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Just Wished His ‘Love’ and ‘Best Friend’ Michelle Obama a Happy Birthday

Barack Obama certainly has a way with words.Though the former president is known for rousing political speeches and thoughtful reflections on our nation, he kept things short and sweet in celebration of his wife Michelle Obama’s 57th birthday. Despite his brevity, the message was full of love. “Happy birthday to my love, my partner, and my…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Explains How the History of Birtherism is Also the History of Cable News’ Moral Bankruptcy

In February 2011, Donald Trump made a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, where he teased his future run for president and said of President Barack Obama, “Our current president came out of nowhere. The people that went to school with him, they never saw him; they don’t know who he is.”…Continue Reading

Barack & Michelle Obama Then & Now: See Evolution From 2008 Presidential Campaign To Today

Gallery December 28, 2020 10:09PM EST Barack and Michelle Obama were a breath of fresh air when the then-U.S. senator from Illinois successfully ran for president in 2008. We have a look at how much they’ve evolved as a couple in the 12 years since then, and how their love and devotion has never wavered.…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Explains Why He Believes College Athletes Should Be Paid

Lynne Sladky/Associated PressFormer United States President Barack Obama appeared on the The Bill Simmons Podcast with Simmons and Bakari Sellers on Thursday and touched on a number of topics, including college athletics.Most notably, Obama said he believed college athletes should be paid, or at the very least be able to make money off their name and…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Slams Trump Administration’s ‘Shambolic’ Response to Coronavirus Crisis on Colbert Show

Former President Barack Obama has slammed the outgoing Donald Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus crisis that has seen more than 12.6 million cases and some 260,000 deaths in the U.S. Speaking to talk show host Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show” on Tuesday night, Obama said, “The shambolic nature of the government response obviously,…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Suggests Rap Music Contributed to Donald Trump’s Support Among Black Men

“I have to remind myself that if you listen to rap music, it’s all about the bling, the women, the money,” he continued. “A lot of rap videos are using the same measures of what it means to be successful as Donald Trump is. Everything is gold-plated. That insinuates itself and seeps into the culture.”Election polls…Continue Reading

Review: Barack Obama’s memoir is a masterful lament over the fragility of hope

On the Shelf A Promised Land By Barack ObamaCrown: 768 pages, $45If you buy books linked on our site, The Times may earn a commission from Bookshop.org, whose fees support independent bookstores. Reading Barack Obama’s deeply introspective and at times elegiac new presidential memoir, I thought often about something the writer James Baldwin said in…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Confesses That After Having An Absentee Father, He Vowed Malia & Sasha Would ‘Be Put First’

See Message November 14, 2020 6:19PM EST Former US President Barack Obama has opened up about why he dedicated his new memoir ‘A Promise Land’ to his daughters Malia and Sasha. Barack Obama has discussed the importance of being a father to his two daughter Malia, 22, and Sasha, 19. The former US President, 59, opened…Continue Reading

Barack Obama Says We Shouldn’t Tolerate Trump Like He’s Our ‘Crazy Uncle’ Who ‘Retweets Conspiracy Theories’

In his Biden campaign debut, former President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Americans to stop tolerating President Donald Trump’s behavior in his most scathing rebuke of the president to date.If Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden wins on November 3, Obama said, “We’re not going to have a president that goes out of his way to…Continue Reading