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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
4.11.19
oligarchy

Obama's Wealthy Donors Are Losing Their Grip on Democrats

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are trying something different.
Matt Taylor
2.25.19
politics

Those Stupid American Flag Pins May Finally Be Dying Out

Remember when everyone was super angry because Obama didn't pin a tiny flag on his lapel?
Justin Caffier
2.21.19
The Obamas

There Will Be No Malia Obama Slander from This Day On

Not this Black History Month, not ever.
Taylor Hosking
2.19.19
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
12.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Michelle Obama Said She'd 'Never Forgive' Trump and Now He's Pissed

In a new memoir, she also called him a "misogynist" and wrote that after he was elected, she just tried to "block it all out."
River Donaghey
11.9.18
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
11.6.18
politics

What I Learned Watching Karl Rove and David Axelrod Talk for Five Damn Hours

Surely a webinar taught by two of the most successful campaigners of the 21st century would contain some insight, right? Right?
Eve Peyser
11.2.18
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
10.31.18
Views My Own

Just Like Obama, Trump Seems to Be Giving Up on Ending America's Wars

After sounding like an anti-war candidate at times, Trump has taken a dive into the DC foreign policy swamp.
Harry Cheadle
10.18.18
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
9.7.18
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
7.24.18
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