Former President Barack Obama called for the restoration and expansion of the Voting Rights Act when he delivered a passionate eulogy for his personal hero, Rep. John Lewis.
Obama highlighted how most of the needed reforms take place on the local level, while urging the nation to use current momentum drawn from the protests to drive effective change.
The former U.S. president reflected on the protests that have engulfed much of the United States.
Former president Barack Obama weighed on the death of George Floyd, who was killed during an incident with Minneapolis police officers on Monday, writing “this shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America.”
WATCH: Former President Barack Obama gave a commencement speech for 2020 graduates on Saturday night, since so many graduation ceremonies have been canceled because of coronavirus.
Former President Barack Obama on Friday said that the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been an “absolute chaotic disaster” and blamed it on a “selfish” and “tribal” mindset that has become operationalized in government.
The former U.S. president had been asked on Twitter by scores of users to deliver a commencement address.
The request started getting viral traction on Wednesday, April 15.
Former President Barack Obama endorsed Biden in a video on Tuesday.
One of the National Portrait Gallery’s top attractions is temporarily leaving the District – in order to give other cities an opportunity to feature two paintings that have brought in millions of visitors.
Former President Barack Obama listed his favorite songs of the year in a Facebook post on Monday.
Both Trump and Obama were named by Americans as the person they admire most.
Former President Barack Obama on Friday warned the Democratic field of White House hopefuls not to veer too far to the left, a move he said would alienate many who would otherwise be open to voting for the party's nominee next year.
Former President Barack Obama will attend and deliver remarks at the funeral service for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Friday.
A dog who is credited with saving former President Barack Obama from an intruder at the White House will be honored for his heroism.
A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000.
A petition to rename the New York City street outside Trump Tower after former President Barack Obama has gained about 75,000 online signatures in an effort to troll President Trump.
Former President Barack Obama released a statement on Twitter Monday condemning the two weekend mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, pushing for tougher gun laws and urging the public to “soundly reject” language that “normalizes racist sentiments.”
Two years have past since the Obamas left the White House, and yet, former first lady Michelle Obama remains loved and appreciated throughout the world.
Barack and Michelle Obama's production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.