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Belgian newspaper apologizes for depicting Obamas as apes

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A Belgian newspaper has apologized after outcry over an image depicting President Barack Obama and the First Lady with their faces photoshopped to look like apes. The image appeared in Flemish newspaper De Morgen’s Saturday edition in a satire section called “The Obama Herald.”

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President Obama set to announce new initiative for young men of color

President Obama is set to announce a new initiative aimed specifically at young men of color. “My Brother’s Keeper” will bring together institutions whose goal will be generating strategies that will help young men of color. Those strategies deemed most effective will then be deployed in various ways. 

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Retired judge who sent racist email about Obama passed along hundreds of others

It turns out that a former chief judge who retired after a racist email comparing President Obama’s conception to sex with a dog was sent from his account passed along a number of racist emails. Richard Cebull admitted to sending the email, which contained a picture with the caption, “A Little boy said to his […]

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Poll: Young voter support for President Obama declines

According to a poll conducted by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, 41 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 approve of President Obama’s job performance. The rating is the lowest-ever among the group, and an 11 point drop from April.

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Latest cartoon depicts President Obama as Ape

A recent cartoon depicting President Barack Obama as an ape has sparked outrage. In the stripe, President Obama appears to have apelike features, and air bubbles of statements he’s made in the past about the Affordable Care Act and the Middle East hover over his head. The cartoon, created by Ted Rall, was posted to […]

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Lady Obama Takes The Stage on BET’s 106 & Park

By Rashad J. Smith First Lady Michelle Obama was the guest of honor on BET’s 106 & Park Tuesday evening. When introduced by host Bow Wow and Keshia Chante, FLOTUS came out grooving to Beyonce’s “Get Me Bodied” hit song, the same song used for the Lets Move Campaign.

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Video billboard compares Obama to Hitler

A video billboard portraying President Obama as HItler has been removed. The sign was housed at Kendallville, Indiana’s Cornerstone Plaza. The city’s mayor Suzanne Handshoe said this is not the picture she wants painted about her city.

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GOP leaders meet to impeach President Obama

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is at the head of a group of GOP leaders meeting to impeach President Obama. The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya and the national healthcare law are some of the issues Dewhurst is bringing to the forefront of the impeachment talks.

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Breaking: President Obama to meet with congress about government shutdown

President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House to discuss reopening the government. The country is currently in its second day of a government shutdown as a result of a stalemate over a spending measure that funds the government and provisions in Obamacare.

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Is Obama Having A Hard Time Because He’s Black?

When Obama got elected, we knew he had his work cut out for him. Cleaning up what many feel was a series of problems from former President Bush was the most immediate challenge. We also knew that by being the first black president in the history of the United States, he’d upset a few folks.But how much does race really play in the challenges that President Obama is facing on Capital Hill? According to The Root’s Brian Palmer, race has everything to do with it.

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