Barack Obama joins Michelle in saluting kids protesting gun violence

Former President Barack Obama wants the students protesting for gun control to know how impressive they are. On Wednesday, thousands of teenage students across the country walked out of classrooms in protest of the lax gun control laws in the wake of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida last week. And then on Thursday, […]

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Michelle Obama fan girling over ‘Black Panther’ is all of us today

Black Panther has a “fan girl” in First Lady Michelle Obama who has commended the movie over the weekend for its positive portrayal of people of color and for doing it for the culture. “Congrats to the entire #blackpanther team! Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the […]

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Barack and Michelle Obama’s presidential portraits target of racist attacks

While most of America was captivated by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama‘s recently unveiled presidential portraits at the National Gallery, some right-wing and racist online users have used it as an opportunity to spread hate. You don’t have to search far before coming across racist and misogynistic attacks aimed at the Obamas […]

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Internet has a field day with Obama portraits, here are some of the best memes

The internet was LIT after the official presidential portraits for Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled on Monday. From memes expressing grief over the Obamas no longer being in the White House (because we’re still not over it a whole year later), to their portraits being photoshopped into church fans, reactions were both creative and epically hilarious. […]

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Here are some other beautiful works from Obama portrait artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald

Check out some other stunning examples of portraits from artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald..

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Michelle Obama’s presidential portrait has some people scratching their heads

As the country continues their reacting to the unveiling of the Obama presidential portraits, some critics are left scratching their heads over Michelle Obama‘s painting. The portrait, painted by Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald, is artistically peculiar, some have pointed out, while others flat out say it doesn’t look like her at all. “President Obama and former First Lady […]

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Barack and Michelle Obama portraits unveiled at the National Gallery

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are back in the national spotlight after unveiling their official portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The former U.S. president and first lady were in awe after seeing their likeness immortalized in art, and both delivered speeches about the momentous occasion. Michelle Obama’s portrait was painted by Baltimore-based artist Amy […]

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