Posts tagged "barack obama"

Frisky Rant: Calling The Kardashians “America’s First Family” Is An Insult To The Obamas

Cosmo’s trivialization of the title “first family” shows a blatant disregard for the Obamas’ legacy and for people of color to whom it represents generations of dreams and aspirations realized.

Tiffanie Drayton | October 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Despite Threats, Obama Makes A Case For Gay Rights In Kenya

Despite many threats against Obama’s decision to bring up anti-gay discrimination, during his conference with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta while on his African tour, the President went and did it…

Katrin Higher | July 25, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Mayor Who Called Michelle Obama “Gorilla Face” Refuses To Resign

Why? Because resigning would be like admitting he’s a racist, which he insists he’s not.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 15, 2015 - 6:00 pm

President Obama On Bill Cosby: “Any Civilized Country Should Have No Tolerance For Rape”

Speaking at a press conference today, President Barack Obama all but condemned comedian Bill Cosby, who has been accused of drugging and raping over 40 women across four decades. While…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Obama To Become First Sitting President To Visit A Federal Prison

President Obama will become the first sitting president ever to visit a federal prison as part of a new push to focus on criminal justice – and hopefully – dismantling…

Katrin Higher | July 11, 2015 - 3:30 pm

President Obama Gets Candid About Race On WTF! With Marc Maron Podcast, Catches Flack For Using The N-Word

As you might expect, conservatives are being ridiculously and deliberately obtuse about Obama’s use of the n-word during the interview.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Rudy Giuliani Wishes Obama Could Be More Like Bill Cosby

Just a few weeks ago, Rudy Giuliani made an ass out of himself by insisting that President Obama just “doesn’t love America.” Now, he is making an ass out of…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Watch President Obama Read Not-All-That-Mean Tweets About Himself

Obama appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, and in addition to discussing the recent police shootings in Ferguson, took the opportunity to participate in Kimmel’s “mean tweets” bit. The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 13, 2015 - 9:00 am

Michelle & Barack Obama Talk Racial Profiling

“I think people forget that we’ve lived in the White House for six years. Before that, Barack Obama was a black man that lived on the South Side of Chicago, who

Claire Hannum | December 18, 2014 - 2:30 pm

“Fancy” Gets The Presidential Lip Dub Treatment

Presidential lip dubs: they just never get old. Here’s President Obama dubbing one of the songs of summer — “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea. But wait: does this mean the president…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Presidential Masculinity Apparently Cannot Withstand Ordering “Lavender Ice Tea”

While visiting a coffee shop in Kansas City, Missouri, today, President Obama ordered himself a regular iced tea — but, you know, a manly iced tea. An employee at Parkville…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm

President Obama Speaks Out In Support Of Paid Maternity Leave

President Obama spoke out yesterday in support of paid maternity leave and paid family leave. “There is only one developed country in the world that does not offer paid…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Women Of Color Ask To Be Included In Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Program

Women and girls of color are asking to be included in President Obama’s new program “My Brother’s Keeper,” which is aimed at young men of color. Over a 1,000…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Let’s Watch The President Of The United States Pump Some Iron, Mmkay?

Can’t the President of a powerful nation get a little private beefcake-ing time? Apparently not! President Obama was in Poland recently for, like, work or something, and decided to squeeze in a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm

George Clooney Defended Obama’s Honor In A Boozy Argument In Las Vegas

After some tequila shots, George Clooney and casino mogul Steve Wynn got into a drunken argument about politics in Las Vegas after Wynn was “pushing and pushing” and “provoking…

Jessica Wakeman | April 24, 2014 - 10:30 am

White House Slams Samsung Over Obama Selfie, May Ban Selfies With The President

President Obama doesn’t want to be used to hawk Samsung smartphones, the White House warned after the electronics giant tweeted a photo of the president and Red Sox star David…

Newser | April 7, 2014 - 11:15 am

President Obama Was On “Between Two Ferns” With Zach Galafianakis And It Was Perfect

The funniest thing about Zach Galafianakis’ interview show “Between Two Ferns” is seeing how his various guests respond to and play along with his cantankerous demeanor and ridiculous questions. (Although,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 11, 2014 - 9:30 am

President Obama Announces Initiative Against Sexual Assault On College Campuses

This morning, the White House released a report on sexual assault in college as the president announced a new initiative to improve the criminal justice response to rape on college…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2014 - 5:00 pm
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