Barack Obama

It Matters: Vote in Tuesday’s 2016 Presidential Election

This is our house—our America. And when our house is chaotic and disorganized and dirty, we clean it. Because it is ours. We own it. Vote. It still matters.

– Nov 6, 2016

A Word About That Malia Obama Selfie

When it comes to that Malia Obama selfie, America needs to get itself some chill.

– Jan 8, 2015

Raise a Glass to My 12th Book, Rev. Al Sharpton’s Thrilling Story: “The Rejected Stone”

Today, I hit the dozens. With the publication of “The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership,” the book I wrote with...

– Oct 8, 2013

Obama Family Tattoo: President Tells Sasha & Malia If They Get Inked, He and Michelle Will, Too

My President and First Lady are so gangsta, particularly when it comes to Sasha and Malia and any ideas the First Daughters may have had about...

– Apr 25, 2013

President Barack Obama’s Tearful Thank You To His Campaign Volunteers—And Us Who Supported Him

And after a whirlwind week in which we celebrated the re-election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States, I think we’re...

– Nov 8, 2012

President Barack Obama’s Victory Speech 2012—Video and Transcript

For those who couldn’t keep your eyes open long enough to catch his words and those who simply want to relive the magic again, here...

– Nov 7, 2012

Election Day Excitement: In the Words of JET Magazine, Our President is LEGEND

By NICK CHILES I appreciate the effort this nation has made in recent years to encourage more citizens to vote by creating early voting. In...

– Nov 5, 2012

Why I’m Voting For Barack Obama In the 2012 Presidential Election

Last night marked the last of the debates between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and with just two weeks to go...

– Oct 23, 2012

There’s Nothing Complicated About Fair Pay For Women, Mitt Romney—Plus, Other Fresh Links

You know what? I’m not trying to let Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s “Binder Full Of Women” comments from the second 2012 presidential debate slide....

– Oct 19, 2012

Rosie Perez Checks Mitt Romney On the “I Wish I Were Latino” Comment. Hard. (VIDEO)

Sigh. I’ve adored Rosie Perez since the day she popped and locked it in Spike Lee’s seminal film, Do the Right Thing. She is the...

– Oct 17, 2012