Tag Archives: barack obama

  • Parker Sawyers to Play Obama Opposite Tika Sumpter’s Michelle in ‘Southside With You’

    May 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *The romantic dramedy “Southside With You,” inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, has finally found an actor to play the young, future president. IM Global and producers Bob Teitel, Tika Sumpter and director Richard Tanne cast Parker Sawyers in the role, with Sumper set to play Michelle, according to Deadline.com. As previously reported, […]

  • Jesse on Sharpton’s Influence: ‘He’s the Liaison to the White House’

    May 2, 15 by Qwest7 6 Comments

    *Despite being rivals at times, there is respect among the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton. Chatting with Politco magazine’s Glenn Thrush on the MSNBC talk show host and his influence among those in the oval office, Jackson referenced Sharpton’s evolution from street preacher to civil rights icon. “I’ve known Al since he was 12 […]

  • Baltimore City Councilman Blasts Obama for Labeling Protestors ‘Thugs’

    Apr 30, 15 by Qwest7 6 Comments

    *Remarks made by President Barack Obama during  a press conference on Tuesday (April 28) apparently didn’t go over well with Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes. The politician’s problem with the commander-in-chief stems from him calling those protesting the death of Freddie Gray by police “thugs.” When asked whether Obama was right in labeling the protestors […]

  • Stacy Dash: ‘No One Would Have Been Beheaded Under Bush’ (Watch)

    Apr 28, 15 by Qwest7 14 Comments

    *Another day. Another Stacey Dash brain fart moment to shake your head at. The Fox News contributor chimed in with her newest swipe at President Barack Obama as she highlighted the slim chance of anyone being beheaded under former commander-in-chief George W. Bush. “When George W. Bush was president, the most important thing to him was […]

  • ‘Michelle Obama: A Life’ About an Unlikely First Lady

    Apr 27, 15 by Tené Croom Leave a comment

    *We’ve all seen Michelle Obama get funky – showing off her delightful dancing skills to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk” on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.  She was busting a move to promote healthy eating. Mrs. Obama routinely advocates for women in the U.S. and around the world – making her first speech abroad in […]

  • Cornel West Responds to Michael Eric Dyson’s Critique of Him … Kinda

    Apr 24, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *It didn’t take too long, but Cornel West issued a response to Michael Eric Dyson’s scathing critique of him. Kind of. Rather than mention Dyson by name or reference what he wrote in his story in The New Republic, “The Ghost of Cornel West,” West used issues affecting African Americans and the poor to drive […]