Posts Tagged: Barack and Michelle Obama

Barack and Michelle Obama

Obamas On Chauvin Verdict: “We Cannot Rest”

Barack and Michelle Obama believe more needs to be done in the wake of Tuesday’s guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin.  In a statement, the former President and First Lady called the verdict “a necessary step”, but urged “We cannot rest.  We will need to follow through with the concrete reforms that will reduce and ultimately… Read more »

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Michelle Obama: “Zero Chance” I’ll Run for President

Michelle Obama: “Zero Chance” I’ll Run For President Michelle Obama says there’s “zero chance” she’ll ever follow in her husband’s footsteps and run for president. In a magazine interview with 12-year-old journalist Hilde Lysiak, the former First Lady said a presidential run is “just not for me”, adding “There are so many ways to improve… Read more »

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LA Honors Former President Obama With Obama Blvd.

LA Honors Former President Obama with Obama Blvd. Los Angeles has decided to honor former president Barack Obama by renaming a 3.5 mile piece of Rodeo Road. Obama Boulevard will be unveiled on May 4 along with a free festival. This isn’t the first time Obama has had a roadway named after him, last year… Read more »

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Michelle Obama Memoir Reaches 10 Million Copies Sold

Michelle Obama Memoir Reaches 10 Million Copies Sold Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming has sold over ten million copies so far, putting the autobiography on a record-setting pace. The book was the top seller of 2018 despite only being released in November, and is on pace to be the best-selling memoir in modern history. Obama’s book… Read more »

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Michelle Obama’s Alma Mater Naming Facility in Her Honor

Michelle Obama’s Alma Mater naming facility in her honor.  Michelle Obama’s alma mater in Chicago is honoring her in a major way. Whitney Young Magnet High School will name its new $4.3 million athletic facility after Mrs. Obama. It will be the first public facility on Chicago named after an Obama. Although Obama was not… Read more »