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‘Presidents' Day’ was ‘Barack Obama Day’ at Morehouse College

‘Presidents’ Day’ was ‘Barack Obama Day’ at Morehouse College

Event explored the work and legacy of the former president, who notable historians rank 12th among former presidents in a new C-SPAN survey.

Malia Obama Present at Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Malia Obama Attends Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Obama is “willing to participate in democracy because she chooses to,” said actress and protester Shailene Woodley.

President Obama: Talk of a Post-Racial America Not Realistic

In an emotional farewell address, Obama discussed American values and race in the U.S., and gave a tribute to his wife and daughters.

Michelle Obama in Final Speech: ‘I Hope I’ve Made You Proud’

Michelle Obama in Final Speech: ‘I Hope I’ve Made You Proud’

"You see, our glorious diversity — our diversities of faiths and colors and creeds — that is not a threat to who we are, it makes us who we are."

Michelle Obama’s Response to ‘Angry Black Woman’ Label: 'Live My Life Out Loud’

Michelle Obama’s Response to ‘Angry Black Woman’ Label: ‘Live My Life Out Loud’

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the first lady talked about her time at the White House, including the presidential election, how Congress did not support her husband and her hope for the country.

State Official who Called Michelle Obama 'Ape in heels' Gets Job Back

State Official who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in heels’ Gets Job Back

Pamela Taylor, who called First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" on Facebook, will return to her position on December 23.

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Michelle Obama Opens Up About President-Elect Donald Trump’s Win

“I think anything that I felt about the election, I said. And I stand by,” the first lady told PEOPLE magazine.

Obamas Should be Hanged, says State Official

Obamas Should be Hanged, Says State Official

"Hopefully the Muslims will eliminate him and mooshelle as queers," a Tennessee deputy director wrote on Facebook.

Trump Goes After First Lady Michelle Obama for First Time

Michelle Obama ‘Ape in heels,’ say County Director, Mayor

The director of a county nonprofit in West Virginia said she looks forward to having a "classy, beautiful, dignified" first lady rather than Michelle Obama, an "Ape in heels."

Trump Goes After First Lady Michelle Obama for First Time

Trump Goes After Michelle Obama for First Time

Despite warnings from the White House, Trump makes false allegations against the first lady.

Michelle Obama Slams Trump in Speech

Michelle Obama Slams Trump in Speech

“I can't believe that I'm saying that a candidate for President of the United States has bragged about sexually assaulting women,” Obama said.

President Barack Obama at 2016 DNC

#ObamaSpeech: Trump Shows No Regard for Working People or Inclusion

President Obama also addressed benefits of immigration, and working through racial divide.


Slavery Wasn’t Really That Bad for Some Slaves, Says Fox News’ O’Reilly

In his need to correct First Lady Michelle Obama, Bill O’Reilly said some slaves “were well-fed and had decent lodgings.”

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Party leaders calling the issues critical for human rights and economic benefits.

One Year After Charleston Shooting: A Victim’s Granddaughter Says ‘Hate Won’t Win’

Alana Simmons tells DiversityInc how her organization and Dr. Bernice A. King will commemorate the deaths of the Emanuel 9.

Michelle Obama: Five Crucial Points of Her Final Commencement Address

The First Lady offered stirring words of wisdom touching on diversity, the dangers of Trump and how President Obama is “the son of a man from Kenya.”

Malia Obama

Fox News Readers Bash Obama’s Daughter With Racial Slurs, ‘Ape,’ ‘Monkey’

The right-wing media outlet removed the comments section of the article after readers shamed the president’s daughter with a mass influx of racist comments, including calling her a racial slur and hoping the young woman gets AIDS.

President Obama, Misty Copeland Discuss Body Image and Race

“We socialize and press women to constantly doubt themselves or define themselves in terms of a certain appearance,” said President Obama.

Obama Greeted with Confederate Flags, Small City Mayor Calls Him ‘Monkey Man’

The blatant disrespect for President Barack Obama continues.

President Obama’s Tweets Receive Racist Responses, Yet He Breaks World Record

President Obama launched his official Twitter account on Monday and the social media platform’s racist users responded. This highlights Twitter’s issues with trolling.

First Lady Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama: My Critics Don’t Define Me

At Tuskegee University’s commencement ceremony the First Lady talked about race and how she was perceived during the 2008 Presidential campaign.

Racist Comment About Michelle Obama Gets Fashion Critic Fired

On the air, Univision host and fashion critic Rodner Figueroa compares First Lady Michelle Obama to a character in the film Planet of the Apes.

Michelle Obama says education is the most important civil rights fight today.

Michelle Obama: Education Is Today’s Important Civil-Rights Issue

During a Black History Month panel discussion at the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama explained why education is a civil-rights issue.

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President Obama: I’ve Been Mistaken for Valet, Waiter

Even the leader of the free world has been confused for the help because of the color of his skin.