STEVIE WONDER HONORED AT THE WHITE HOUSE

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Stevie Wonder, touted by U.S. President Obama as the singer-songwriter who made the "soundtrack of my youth," was given the Gershwin Award at the White House.   Obama, who presented Wonder the Library of Congress's second annual award for lifetime achievement Wednesday … [Read more...]

AOL PEEPS SOME OF EBONY MAGAZINES POWER 150

Exclusive: 1/150th of Ebony's Power 150 Revealed! By Tommy Christopher Feb 20th 2009 7:08PM Filed Under:eBarack Obama, Media, Obama Administration   While I was at the White House today, I befriended April Ryan from American Urban Radio Networks. She was the one sitting in front of me who … [Read more...]

THERE IS AN AFRICAN AMERICAN OBAMA DEPUTY WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY

The Maynard Institute web site "I Am Biracial, That's Right." February 11, 2009                          Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton, left, and Hillary Clinton spokesman Phil Singer at White House Correspondents Dinner last April. Some are surprised to learn of Burton's racial … [Read more...]

FOCUS ON THE MIDDLE CLASS WORKER

By Anne E. Kornblut For anyone expecting Vice President Biden to disappear in a sea of strong-willed Cabinet heavyweights, an event at the White House on Friday morning was a signal: President Obama is really interested in giving Biden a higher profile. At a crowded ceremony in the East Wing of the … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE AGAIN!

Pete Souza, White House / MCT Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office a second time in the Map Room of the White House Wednesday.                             White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs described President Obama as "startled and perplexed" when Justice … [Read more...]

BARNEY CAM 2008

Barney Cam 2008 is star studded and packed with patriotism and the Scottish Terrier's dreamed of U.S. participation in the Olympics. Speaking of the Olympics, some winners of the gold had starring roles in this farewell Barney Cam. More than a month ago, Barney made news. The video went viral. … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA’S CHURCH ATTENDANCE COULD CHANGE THE FOCUS OF SERVICE

He is a not afraid to speak of his faith, yet he has not gone to a church services since being elected as the nations 44th President. Reports indicate the President-Elect does not want his attendance to interrupt worship services. The picture below was taken during, then Senator Barack Obama's run … [Read more...]

COULD THE REPUBLICAN PARTY MAKE HISTORY TOO?

Former black Maryland Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele wants to be the head of the Republican National Committee. The next RNC chairman will be selected at the organization's winter meeting in January. Steele spoke at the Republican National Convention in 2004 just weeks after then U.S. Senate … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT BUSH AND PRESIDENT ELECT OBAMA MEET AT THE WHITE HOUSE

The staff is readying for the arrival. The 44th President and the incoming First Lady come to the White House Monday. First Lady Laura Bush will host Mrs. Michelle Obama. It is expected Mrs. Bush will tour Mrs. Obama around the White House, in particular the second floor of the Residence. Mrs. … [Read more...]

THE JONAS BROTHERS AT THE WHITE HOUSE

      The Bush administration has enlisted the help of the world famous Jonas Brothers, to get to kids to America's parks to stay active.  The bottom line, it is an effort to keep the nation's youth healthy.  The federal government wants to prevent childhood obesity, diabetes, high … [Read more...]