Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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Trump inaugurated as 45th president, promises to make our country great

Trump takes office, vows vast changes. Mass Appeal Wire Reports WASHINGTON — Barack Obama is out. Donald Trump is in. The fist-pumping business tycoon took the oath then celebrated his inauguration on Friday. Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States. “Well, we did it,” Trump, 70, said, microphone in hand, during his formal address on the Capitol ...

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Ellen DeGeneres receives the Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama

Ellen gets medal from Mr. Obama. Mass Appeal Wire Reports WASHINGTON — Lesbian talk show host Ellen DeGeneres was all tears on Tuesday after accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. It’s the highest honor given to a civilian, which recognizes exceptional contributions to world peace, culture and other national interests. While standing next to Obama, Ellen ...

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