Dear Mr President: Obama on how letters from the American people shaped his time in office — interview

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; During his presidency, Barack Obama read 10 letters from members of the public every day. He reveals what they meant to him It was October 2016. Hurricane Matthew had just rolled out to sea, Samsung phones were catching fire, Hillary Clinton was up by Läs mer…

Aretha Franklin: Obama and Trump pay tribute – with very different words

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Barack Obama Obama says singer’s voice offered ‘a glimpse of the divine’ while Trump remembers ‘a person I knew well’ Barack and Michelle Obama with Aretha Franklin at the dedication of the MLK memorial in October 2011. The Obamas said: ‘Every time she sang, Läs mer…

Aretha Franklin, 'the queen of soul', dies aged 76

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aretha Franklin Regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time, Aretha Franklin has died of advanced pancreatic cancer Aretha Franklin dies aged 76: live reaction A voice that gave America its heart and soul The queen of soul – a life in Läs mer…

Photographic memory: Pete Souza trolls Trump with just the right Obama photos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Barack Obama The official White House photographer during the Obama administration uses social media to juxtapose the two presidents Say skeez! Former official White House photographer Pete Souza is not a fan of Donald Trump. Photograph: David Hartley/Rex/Shutterstock Pete Souza, the official White House Läs mer…

Barack Obama Turned 57 Today. The State of Illinois (and the Internet) Celebrated With Him

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Former President Barack Obama turned 57 on Saturday — and for the first time, his birthday is being celebrated as a commemorative holiday in his former home of Illinois. Last year, the Illinois legislature passed a bill declaring Aug. 4 Barack Obama Day, to Läs mer…