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Barack Obama legacy: Did he improve US race relations? - BBC News

Barack Obama sealed his racial legacy the moment he sealed victory in the 2008 election - a black man would occupy a White House built by slaves, a history-defying as well as history-making achievement. In 1961, the year of Obama's birth, there existed ...and more »

'This Week' Transcript: President Barack Obama - ABC News

WALK-AND-TALK INTERVIEW. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Mr. President, thank you for doing this. As we're walking towards your office I have to think you're going to miss this short commute. BARACK OBAMA: [laughs] I am, it's one of the biggest benefits ...and more »

Barack Obama: Trump Has 'Enough Craziness' to Be President - TIME

President Obama gave his successor Donald Trump a bit of a compliment during a wide-ranging interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, saying the president-elect had the right amount of “craziness” needed to lead the country. When asked if he ...and more »

Obama versus Trump: 5 Medical and Science Stances - Scientific American

WASHINGTON—Donald Trump has promised to change Washington, and he surely will. Yet while he may play some wild cards in the realms of medicine, science, and public health, you can also look for some surprising continuity with President Obama's ...and more »

The Obama Era: The Last Eight Years in Pictures -

Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States and the first African-American president. / Updated Jan.11.2017 / 8:30 PM ET 45 PHOTOS. Share this —. Image: Barack and Michelle Obama walk down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington ...and more »

The “great sorting”: In his farewell address, Barack Obama names the danger in our social media filters - Quartz

The distinct but frequently intertwined problems of fake news, social media filters, and post-fact discourse officially became the stuff of presidential farewell addresses tonight (Jan. 10) as Barack Obama delivered the last major speech of his two ...and more »

Obama says shift to green energy is 'irreversible' despite Trump - BBC News

Renewable energy sources will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration, says President Obama. The President says it's unlikely that power companies will switch back to coal, regardless of Mr Trump's plans to ...and more »

Obama: Trump Cannot Undo All Climate Progress - InsideClimate News

President Obama, writing in the nation's leading science journal, declared that "the trend toward clean energy is irreversible" regardless of the different policy choices likely to come from his successor. In an unusual essay by a departing president ...and more »

Obama retools his political operation for post-Trump - Politico

Barack Obama doesn't want his post-presidency to be all about Donald Trump, but he knows some of it's going to have to be. Trump's win upended his plans for life after leaving office, and people who've been talking to him say he's been quietly sorting ...and more »

Obama in Science: The Renewable Revolution Will Outlast Trump - The Atlantic

For the past five years, solar and wind energy have exploded in popularity in the United States. Since the election of Donald Trump, energy analysts have been trying to figure out if that trend will continue. Some analysts argue that the trend is ...and more »