By Patrick Forrest (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) When President nominee Barack Obama won the election back in November 2008, the day was filled with hope as thousands of people from all walks of life clamored and screamed, “Yes we can, yes we can!” Obama had taken Read More
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By Marc H. Morial (President/CEO, National Urban League) “That faith that I placed all those years ago, not far from here, in the power of ordinary Americans to bring about change, that faith has been rewarded in ways I could not have possibly imagined.” – Read More
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) Supporters and critics alike may eventually come to view President Barack Obama’s two-term White House tenure the same way. His determination for change never appeared to cause him to stumble on his goals, be it Obamacare or Read More
By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor/NNPA Newswire) President Barack Obama used his last press conference of the year to reflect on the accomplishments of his administration over the past eight years. “As I was preparing to take office, the unemployment rate was on its way to Read More
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist The presidency is a bit like a baseball season. Players go through streaks and slumps, good days and bad days. Teams rack up wins and losses. It is only over the course of the long season that Read More
(The Washington Post) – President Obama and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. got off to a rough start from the very beginning, when they tripped over each other’s words during a key line in the oath at Obama’s first inauguration. Both Harvard Law Read More
(CNN) – WTF? That’s exactly what the political world has been asking since President Barack Obama went to a garage in Los Angeles to record a podcast aptly named WTF and used a word rarely spoken in public by anyone, least of all a president. But Read More