Barack Obama

In a recent Your Black World survey, the majority of African American respondents (56.9 percent) believe that President Barack Obama should have spoken on behalf of Troy Davis before his execution last week. Davis was put to death after a pile of questionable evidence emerged over the years showing that there is a very good chance that he […]

It’s not every day that The White House hosts a media company on their turf. But, on Monday September 12th, members of the Interactive One programming team gladly traveled to Washington, DC and in conjuction with The White House, held “Open For Questions With Interactive One.” 10 Things You Didn’t Know About President Obama This […]

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — President Obama unveiled a stimulus plan Thursday night that he says will boost hiring and provide a jolt to the stalled economy if it becomes law. A mix of $253 billion in tax cuts and $194 billion in new spending, the total bill for the plan is $447 billion. Given staunch […]

After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Kanye West made the controversial statement, “George Bush does not care about Black people.” President Barack Obama has been criticized for not doing enough for African Americans as the first Black president, but he spoke to millions of Black Americans this week when he called in to “The Tom Joyner […]

Last week, President Barack Obama’s Uncle Onyango Obama was arrested for drunk driving in Framingham, Massachusetts. Police said Obama made a rolling stop through a stop sign and nearly caused a cruiser to hit his sport utility vehicle. Onyango who is originally from Kenya is President Obama’s father half brother. Onyango Obama who is 67, […]

Casey-Gane McCalla of Newsone.com put together an extensive list of 50 things you may not know about Obama being that it is the presidents 50th birthday! 40. He traveled to Kenya in 1988 and met many of his paternal relatives. 41. His favorite meal is wife Michelle’s shrimp linguine. 42. His paternal grandfather was affiliated […]

According to CNN.com, President Obama holds a news conference to provide an update on the status of marathon negotiations to raise the federal debt ceiling. WATCH LIVE NOW

WASHINGTON — According to a new Quinnipiac poll, voters still blame former President George W. Bush for the economy and not President Barack Obama two and half years in to Obama’s first term. Read More

Rep. Tim Scott said that if President Obama should invoke a clause in the 14th Amendment in order to bypass Congress and borrow beyond the debt limit, the Republican lawmaker would consider that an act worthy of impeachment. “This president is looking to usurp congressional oversight to find a way to get it done without […]

President Obama and the First Lady sample a glass of Guinness on their visit to Barack Obama’s ancestral home in Moneygall. The president and his wife visited Hayes’ pub where they toasted the regulars and hugged distant relatives. After leading the bar in a toast … the president plunked down some cash and told the […]

Talk show host, author, political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist Tavis Smiley was in town last week promoting the release of his new book, Fail Up: 20 Lessons on Building Success From Failure. Tavis talked with the Madd Hatta Morning show to discuss the new book where he dishes on his failures and how they […]

If you missed the interview of President Obama on CBS’s “60 Minutes”, we have the video below. You can read the entire transcript of the interview here.