Tag Archives: African-American people

10Jan/17

Race relations, economic recovery dominate Obama’s domestic policy legacy

U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
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21Nov/16

Obama advises “wait and see” approach to Trump

U.S. President Barack Obama advises world leaders at the APEC summit to take a “wait and see” approach to President-elect Donald Trump, and advises Democrats to fight for their beliefs. R Continue reading

16Nov/16

West Virginia mayor out after “ape in heels” comment

The mayor of a tiny West Virginia town has resigned amid outrage over her comment on social media describing first lady Michelle Obama an “ape in heels”. Linda So reports.
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15Nov/16

Female rights top of the agenda at Glamour Awards

U2’s Bono, Amber Heard, Gwen Stefani and Cara Delevingne are among the celebrities who turned out for the 2016 Glamour Awards in Los Angeles.

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31Oct/16

‘Thriller’ at the White House

The Obama’s dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as they celebrate Halloween with children at the White House.
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17Sep/16

Reversing himself after years, Trump concedes Obama was born in U.S.

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has long questioned President Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, acknowledges the president was born in the United States.

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06Aug/16

Obama takes jab at Trump while celebrating Team USA

In his weekly address, U.S. President Barack Obama wishes Team USA the best of luck at the Summer Olympics while also appearing to take shots at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump without ever saying his name. Continue reading

12Feb/16

Obama: Washington can “be a little depressing”

U.S. President Barack Obama appears on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” saying that Washington D.C. “can sometimes be a little depressing.”

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06Feb/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama owns stock in gun companies

U.S. President Barack Obama with a meager $30 stake is among the millions of Americans who own stock in gun companies, often without knowing it, as mutual funds increase gun holdings to record levels. Diane Hodges reports.
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21Jan/16

LL Cool J backs Smiths Oscar boycott

Grammy-winning rapper and actor LL Cool J receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and says he backs Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith in their Oscar boycott.
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