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President Obama gave hip-hop a home at the White House - The Grio

When Barack Obama was elected back in 2008, it finally felt like we as African-Americans had a seat at the table. Personally, it was an indescribable feeling to see someone in such a position of power that looked like me, that understood things the ...and more »

The Art Of Rap: Hip-Hop's Unique Relationship With The Obama White House - News One

Q-Tip stood silently for a few seconds to embrace the overall significance of the moment. Standing behind a podium in the East Room of the White House, Q-Tip never imagined that his mastery of rap lyrics and music would take him this far. But here he ...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 »

Let's Move! a lasting legacy for Michelle Obama - The Grio

Jewel Peterson takes eating healthy very seriously. “Kale is my favorite food,” Peterson says. Peterson's love of kale would make any parent proud. But the 11 year old never knew her healthy diet would be the reason she would one day find herself ...and more »

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 »

Obama says clean energy's momentum is 'irreversible,' even under Trump - Mashable

Outgoing President Barack Obama sought to assure backers of clean energy that the world will continue to fight global warming — even if the next U.S. president denies that it's happening. The worldwide shift toward lower-carbon energy is "irreversible ...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 / 12:30 PM ET 45 PHOTOS. Share this —. After eight years in office, President Obama delivered a farewell address to the American ...and more »

President Obama Says He and Donald Trump 'Are Sort of Opposites' - ABC News

President Obama said he thinks it's fair to say that he and President-elect Donald Trump "are sort of opposites in some ways," but he admitted there is one thing they have in common: confidence. Interested in Barack Obama? Add Barack Obama as an ...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 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 »