May, 4 2020 | Written by ATLien
CNN host Don Lemon looked into the camera on Sunday night, and called out the commander-in-chief for hitting “a new low from a president who goes low all the time” by retweeting a conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama was “running the Russian hoax” to remove Trump from office.
Lemon then took a pause during the segment, and questioned Trump’s supposed fixation with his predecessor in a 50-second address that went viral on social media.
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Jul, 10 2019 | Written by ATLien
Our ‘forever first lady’ Michelle Obama was the guest of honor during the Essence Festival in New Orleans Saturday Night (July 6, 2019).
In honor of the festival’s 25th anniversary, the former FLOTUS hit the main stage of the Mercedes Benz Superdome for an in-depth interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King.
The atmosphere in the dome was palpable and Mrs. Obama shared intimate details about her time in the white house.
In case you missed it, check out the FULL hour+ video below, as well as some of my takeaways from the discussion. Continue Reading…
Nov, 2 2018 | Written by ATLien
Now THIS is a picture of inspiration and Black excellence!
Oprah Winfrey posed with Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and Atlanta Mayor Keshia Lance Bottoms during a campaign rally yesterday (11/1) in in Marietta, Georgia (a Republican-leaning suburb of Atlanta).
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Dec, 29 2017 | Written by ATLien
Barack Obama may not be in office anymore, but he’s certainly got the ear of the people.
The former President hit the tweets moments ago with a positive message of hope for 2018.
As we count down to the new year, we get to reflect and prepare for what?s ahead. For all the bad news that seemed to dominate our collective consciousness, there are countless stories from this year that remind us what’s best about America.
Read Obama’s year-end reminders below… Continue Reading…
Jul, 26 2017 | Written by ATLien
Donald Trump hit the tweets this morning with an announcement?that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving “in any capacity” in the US armed forces.
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Jun, 16 2017 | Written by ATLien
Your favorite president returned to the scene to pay tribute to your favorite rapper as he was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame last night.
Barack Obama sent a taped tribute to the ceremony where he praised his friend Shawn “Jay Z” Carter as he became the first hip-hop star to be inducted into the Songwriting Hall of Fame.
In the clip, the former President shares his connection to the 47-year-old Brooklyn-born rapper, stating:
‘Mr Carter and I understand each other,’ Obama said in the clip, after listing the other inductees for Thursday night’s event in New York City.
‘Nobody who met us as younger men would have expected us to be where we are today.
In addition to the heartfelt message, Obama may have also inadvertently told the world the sex of Beyonce & Jay-Z’s twins.
Check out the clip below… Continue Reading…