Brittany N. Packnett recounts her first meeting with the President after the Ferguson uprising and why he earned her respect.
Like most Black women in their 50s who have been blessed with youthful looks, Michelle Obama barely looks a day over 30. Watch her transform from a young girl from Chicago's South Side to the First Lady of these United States!
Most of us didn’t pay attention to the White House Easter Egg Roll until the Obamas took office. And a lucky few of us were even able to join in on the festivities.
As far as I’m concerned, January 20, 2017, does not matter. President Obama will still be president and the first Black first family will always live at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
The president had every single Cabinet head—from Commerce to the UN—release a report outlining not only its progress in the last eight years, but what still needs to be done. You listening, Mr. President-Elect?
While Barack Obama has indeed been the coolest of all presidents, this “blackest” list is about the things he’s done that that are so black that it will be impossible for even Donald Trump or Mike Pence to erase.
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama may be everything for most Black women but she means all that much more to the young girls and grown-ass women from her native South Side of Chicago; Harlem, New York; Southeast DC; North Philly; South Central L.A. and all the hoods in-between.
When President Obama came out in support of LGBTQ lives and in favor of marriage equality in a May 2012 interview, he became the first president to connect his policy to his Christian faith in a way that substantively benefitted the LGBTQ community.