In the News: Mr. and Mrs. Obama Celebrate 19th Wedding Anniversary; Tiger Woods Out of Top 50 World Ranking and More - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

Happy 19th wedding anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Obama! (Image: File)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Obama Celebrate 19th

Wedding Anniversary

Black Enterprise wishes the Obamas a very happy 19th wedding anniversary!

Nearly 20 years ago today, a 31-year-old lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School (now known as President Obama) and a lawyer–first lady Michelle Obama.

Cheers to the first family! We wish you many, many more.

  • President Obama Dons Himself a 2012 Presidential Election Underdog on ABC

Think President Obama is the underdog in the upcoming presidential election? Well, apparently he does. The commander-in-chief says he is “absolutely” the underdog in his upcoming race. Viewers can catch Obama’s admission in his interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Monday night.

Read more at the Huffington Post…

  • Marcia Anderson, First Black Woman 2-Star General

Marcia Anderson became the first African-American woman given a second star as a general in the U.S. Army during a ceremony at Fort Knox last Thursday. The Army’s highest-ranking African-American woman takes her recent promotion as an ode to those that came before her.

Read more at the Houston Chronicle…

  • Tiger Woods Out of Top 50 World Ranking

Tiger Woods‘ fall from grace became all too real today. The young golfer dropped out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly 15 years.

Read more at The Grio…

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