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Contributor Post: His President Was Black

Contributed content by, Brandon Saint Randy

A couple weeks ago I checked out VSB’s Panama Jackson hosting a talk aptly titled My President Was Black. It was very DC. 988 more words

Channeling Fela

When I heard that Franck Biyong would be in town playing a tribute concert to the “Black President”, Fela Kuti himself I was quite over the moon. 199 more words

African Music


Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States—becoming the first African American to serve in that office—on January 20, 2009.

The son of a white American mother and a black Kenyan father, Obama grew up in Hawaii. 322 more words

The "T" Word

This will be short because today my heart is broken.

Seventy-three days ago, this country elected him to be the President of the United States. I am still shocked. 285 more words


The one thing Barack Obama did for me

You need to have a word with your son“, my wife told me. “He has been crying each time I pick him up from school that he wants straight long hair… 341 more words


Lessons from Obama

To do right in a world of wrong requires strength, compassion and sheer determination. All of which were pillars of the final presidential address delivered by Barrack Obama earlier this week. 312 more words


President Obama says no to ticket scalping.

President Obama has pass another historic article of legislation.  As President Obama makes his exit out the Oval Office, he passes a law that will protect the average entertainment fan.   124 more words