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President Obama Approval Rating Reaches Three-Year High

Majority of Americans approve of the president's performance.

Poll respondents said they supported Obama’s proposal to increase government spending.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Cornel West Calls President Obama a “War Criminal”

The outspoken leader says president's policy kills innocent children.

Drone policies are affecting the view many have of the president

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama Seeking to Boost Study of the Human Brain

The administration unveils 10-year technological project.

It is the administration’s hope that this technological voyage will do for the brain, what…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama’s Second Term Sets a New Beginning for Inclusion and Activism

He was America's choice - a diverse America in which African Americans, women, gays, and youth now play a larger role in national discourse, policy-making and governing.

The ceremony’s significance was that his return to the Oval Office could no longer be…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Who Bankrolled President Obama’s Inauguration?

In 2009, corporate sponsors were banned but this year they were welcome

The 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee releases a list of sponsors

By Makkada B. Selah

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Nation Celebrates MLK Day as Obama is Inaugurated

Do you think MLK would be proud?

What a coincidence that both are on the same day.

By Makkada B. Selah

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Rangel Calls Obama’s Cabinet Picks ‘Embarrasing’

Three appointments in a row have been white men

Rep. Charlie Rangel from New York criticizes President Obama’s recent cabinet picks

By Makkada B. Selah

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The Newtown Massacre: If 20 First Graders Aren’t Enough, What Is?

Like guns, legislation often comes with "bodies on it." How many more will it take to provoke measures to curb gun violence?

By the time I was a pre-teen, I knew. There are some measures that simply…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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President Obama, Mitt Romney Do Lunch at the White House

The two former rivals talk turkey over salad

Mitt Romney visited President Obama in the White House for lunch and the two talked…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Glenn Beck Selling ‘Obama in P**’ on eBay

Do you think he's lost his cotton-picking mind?

Glenn Beck listed an item on sale on Ebay which featured an Obama figurine in…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Obama Nominates Openly Gay Black Judge

Judge William L. Thomas is under consideration for U.S. District Court

President Obama has nominated his first openly gay black judge for the federal court

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ruby Dee Celebrates Her 90th Birthday in Harlem

Ruby sure does look great for her age.

Actor, activist and living legend Ruby Dee celebrated her 90th birthday at Harlem’s Schomburg Center.

By Demetria Irwin

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Romney Says Obama Won Because of ‘Gifts’ to Latinos, Blacks

Mitt Romney recently explained to his donors why he thinks he lost

He told his supporters that President Obama won because of the “the gifts.”

By Makkada B. Selah

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Cornel West Calls Obama a ‘Rockefeller Republican in Blackface’

West says Obama doesn't care about poor people

West says Obama doesn’t care about poor people

By Makkada B. Selah

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President Obama Wins Florida

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

By Makkada B. Selah

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Stacey Dash Pens Post-Election Screed on Romney Loss

The 'Clueless' actress congratulates the president, yet defends her right to endorse the candidate of her choice

The ‘Clueless’ actress congratulates the president, yet defends her right to endorse the candidate of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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Ted Nugent Calls Obama supporters ‘Pimps, Whores & Welfare Brats’

The rocker vents on Twitter about Obama's re-election

The rocker vents on Twitter about Obama’s re-election

By Makkada B. Selah

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Detroit Museum Presents 44 Busts of Obama

44 African-American artists create 44 busts of number 44

44 African-American artists create 44 busts of number 44

By Makkada B. Selah

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President Obama Re-Elected to Second Term

The president prevails in a close race

The president prevails in a close race

By Makkada B. Selah

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White Couple Hangs Chair in Effigy Meant to Represent Obama

But they say they hold no animosity toward blacks

But they say they hold no animosity toward blacks

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