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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

BLACK HISTORY FACTS DAY 2

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

Goodbye Obama Family

On Inauguration Day, I woke up bright and early to watch the Inaugural events. President Trump’s Inaugural Address was as we all expected, essentially a campaign speech. 558 more words

Black President

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

Truth

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

Parenting

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

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