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9.16.19

Trump Wants the Government to Investigate Obama’s Netflix Deal

Since they left the White House, Obamas inked the reportedly "high 8-figure" partnership with Netflix and a joint book deal reportedly worth £52 million.

4.12.19

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.”

2.26.19

Obama's Wealthy Donors Are Losing Their Grip on Democrats

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are trying something different.

12.13.18

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.

11.7.18

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.

11.1.18

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.'

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9.10.18

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.

7.25.18

Obama Nostalgia Can't Save Democrats from Trump

Joe Biden and Eric Holder are both looming over the 2020 race, but should they be?

7.11.18

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

To fight injustice, you need incivility.

6.21.18

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

"All of us were strangers once, too," the former president wrote on Facebook.

5.22.18

The Obamas Are Officially Making Netflix Shows Now

The former president and first lady just signed a massive deal.

4.30.18

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.

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