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Read Barack Obama’s Heartfelt Letter Celebrating Nipsey Hussle’s Life

“I hope his memory inspires more good work in Crenshaw and communities like it.”
Josh Terry
4.12.19
oligarchy

Obama's Wealthy Donors Are Losing Their Grip on Democrats

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are trying something different.
Matt Taylor
2.26.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The Christmassy, slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today – and reprised at the White House a year later – became a small, but important, moment in American history.
Alex Robert Ross
12.13.18
Culture

It's Been 10 Years Since Obama Was Elected. Here's What It Meant

A reflection on election night 2008 and what it meant for black journalists to see America vote in its first black president.
Wilbert L. Cooper
11.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Obamas' First Netflix Show Might Be About Trump's Incompetent Government

They just acquired the rights to Michael Lewis's new book, 'The Fifth Risk.'
River Donaghey
11.1.18
politics

The Juiciest Parts of Obama's Big Anti-Trump Speech

The former president offered a theory about how the country got where it was, and reminded us this wasn't Coachella.
Eve Peyser
9.10.18
Views My Own

Obama Nostalgia Can't Save Democrats from Trump

Joe Biden and Eric Holder are both looming over the 2020 race, but should they be?
Matt Taylor
7.25.18
Views My Own

'Civility' Is What Gave Us Trump in the First Place

To fight injustice, you need incivility.
Issac J. Bailey
7.11.18
politics

Obama Finally Spoke Out Against Trump's Family Separations, Sort Of

"All of us were strangers once, too," the former president wrote on Facebook.
Harry Cheadle
6.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Obamas Are Officially Making Netflix Shows Now

The former president and first lady just signed a massive deal.
River Donaghey
5.22.18
New music

Kanye West Debuts Politically Charged Song "Ye vs. the People" Feat. T.I.

The rapper premiered it last night on Power 106 in Los Angeles, and raps about wearing a MAGA hat.
Noisey Staff
4.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Obama TV Could Be Headed to Netflix

We might be getting a different kind of presidential television, since Trump TV never came to pass.
River Donaghey
3.10.18
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