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Watch: President Obama Talks Ferguson and Mean Tweets

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By diamond 10:41 am March 13, 2015 President Obama got a chance to respond to mean tweets on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live but his appearance was more than just laughs. He also discussed current events in Ferguson. “What had been happening in Ferguson was oppressive and objectionable and was worthy of protest, but there […]

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12-Year-Old: Obama Hates America

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By diamond 9:58 am February 24, 2015 C.J. Pearson, a self-described conservative, released a new video that says President Obama hates America.  If President Obama loved America, he would “would call ISIS what it really is—an assault on Christianity and an assault on America,” said Pearson. Further, if Obama loved America, he “wouldn’t try to take away […]

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From Brownsville to the White House

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By diamond 10:36 am February 9, 2015 From the White House: A couple of weeks ago, a photo of 13-year-old Vidal appeared on Humans of New York, a popular blog. He talked about his principal Ms. Lopez, saying: “She told each one of us that we matter.” After garnering more than 1 million likes and shares […]

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President Obama’s State of the Union speech first to say transgender, but so what?

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By diamond 4:20 pm January 21, 2015 Last night’s address was the first State of the Union speech to directly reference lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans. President Obama has previously referenced transgender individuals in a speeches, making him the first president to do so. While the recognition is important, some trans activists wonder, “Where are […]

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Obama dropped the mic during the State of the Union

By diamond 1:51 am January 21, 2015

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President Obama Just Changed the Game

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By diamond 10:17 am January 9, 2015 Yesterday, President Obama proposed making community college free for those “who are willing to work for it.”

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Chicago boy’s letter to Santa asking for safety goes viral

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:47 am December 31, 2014 13-year-old Malik Bryant wanted peace for Christmas. The Chicago teenager desired it so much, that he wrote a letter to Santa asking that the city be covered in safety. Now, Bryant’s letter has gone viral. 

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P. Diddy calls out President Obama on Ferguson

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:21 am August 19, 2014   Hip-hop superstar/business mogul P. Diddy has called out President Obama after he addressed the state of Ferguson, Missouri in two separate conferences. Diddy’s call comes amid criticism from many that President Obama’s remarks aren’t enough. 

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President Obama issues statement on death of Michael Brown

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:08 pm August 12, 2014 After a series of calls for him to address the death of an unarmed teenager who was killed by a St. Louis County police officer, President Obama has released a statement on the matter. Michael Brown, 18, lost his life on Saturday after an altercation with police. […]

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Obama releases statement on passing of Robin Williams, but stays mum about Michael Brown death despite White House petition

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:52 am August 12, 2014 Less than three hours after the death of actor/comedian Robin Williams, President Obama issued a warm tribute to the legendary entertainer. “Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between,” the statement  read. As […]

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