President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama record a message for ABC "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts, in the Library of the White House., February 2013. (Photo: Pete Souza / Wikimedia Commons)
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Obamas Go Hollywood, Set to Launch Films with Netflix

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The former president and First Lady have announced seven projects that are scheduled to be developed and released in the years to come. The projects include “American Factory,” a documentary from this year’s Sundance Film Festival that examines the clash of cultures in Ohio when a Chinese billionaire sets up a new factory in the old General Motors plant and hires some 2,000 blue-collar Americans. […read more]

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Op-Ed

Michelle Obama’s Real Life Experiences

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   Last month at the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, a historically Black college in Alabama, first lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly about the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome continuing discrimination by staying Read More