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John B. King, former Obama education secretary, running for Maryland governor

www.washingtonpost.com

In an interview, King focused on inequity and the chance to become the state’s first Black governor.

Monday, Apr 19

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Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

Former President Barack Obama spoke with former basketball players Shaquille O'Neal, and Charles Barkley in a bid to address vaccine hesitancy among Black people.

03

Michelle Obama asks Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Lopez, Faith Hill, and more to ‘help spread the word’ about Covid vaccines

www.independent.co.uk

‘We all want to get together with our family and friends, and the best way to make that happen is getting the vaccine as soon as it’s available to you’

02

Barack Obama urges viewers to get Covid-19 vaccine on Roll Up Your Sleeves special: ‘The sooner we get more people vaccinated, the better off we’re going to be’

www.independent.co.uk

‘As the vaccine becomes more available, I want to make sure that our communities, particularly ones, African-American, Latino, as well as young people understand that this will save lives and allow people to get their lives back to normal’

Saturday, Apr 17

17

An Obama administration economist says the pandemic destroyed a long-held myth about unemployment

Throughout the pandemic, Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long has been providing indispensable context to the Department of Labor's monthly unemployment announcements in thoughtful Twitter threads. As soon as lockdowns…

01

Trump ‘mocked Michelle Obama’s appearance as “beautiful” before crowd broke out in laughter’

www.thesun.co.uk

DONALD Trump was reportedly caught “mocking Michelle Obama’s appearance” at a recent Mar-a-Lago fundraiser. The ex-president was speaking to an enthusiastic crowd of Republican supporters at his Florida home last week when he made the…

Wednesday, Apr 14

22

Obama praises Biden's 'bold leadership' in withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years at war

Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised President Joe Biden's "bold leadership" in taking steps to end the US war in Afghanistan that has drawn out for nearly two decades and spanned multiple administrations.

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Showtime anthology series The First Lady adds Regina Taylor as Michelle Obama's mother

www.dailymail.co.uk

The cast of Showtime's anthology series The First Lady just keeps getting bigger and bigger, with Regina Taylor coming on board to star.

Tuesday, Apr 13

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Barack and Michelle Obama release emotional statement on police killing of Daunte Wright

www.dailymail.co.uk

Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama said fatal shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota on Sunday shows 'how badly we need to reimagine policing' in America.

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Obama says he 'grieves' with the family of Daunte Wright, makes call to 'reimagine policing and public safety'

Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday expressed grief at the police killing of a 20-year old Black man, Daunte Wright in Minnesota, while also calling for a full investigation and making a plea to "reimagine policing."

Monday, Apr 12

Biden is expected to name a former top Obama-era federal prosecutor to lead the Justice Department's criminal division, sources say

President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Kenneth Polite, a white-collar defense lawyer and former top federal prosecutor in New Orleans, to lead the Justice Department's criminal division, according to two people familiar with the pick.

Sunday, Apr 11

02

Obama’s celebrity guests left ‘dirty messages’ for Donald Trump – ’You will fail’

www.express.co.uk

DONALD TRUMP was left a series of discouraging messages by Barack Obama's party guests, it is claimed.

Friday, Apr 9

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Barack Obama pays heartfelt tribute to ‘kind and warm’ Philip: ‘Will miss him dearly’

www.express.co.uk

BARACK OBAMA has paid an emotional and highly personal tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh following his death this morning at the age of 99.

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Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth beloved by American presidents from Bill Clinton to Obama and Trump

www.thesun.co.uk

PRINCE Philip and Queen Elizabeth have been beloved by American presidents from Bill Clinton to Obama and Trump. Standing president Joe Biden and former president George W. Bush are among those who have paid tribute to Prince Philip, who…

03

Biden blasted for ‘private’ chats with Obama - 'Doubling down on the incompetence'

www.express.co.uk

JOE BIDEN was mocked for being Barack Obama's "puppet" by social media users, after his press secretary admitted that the US President was in regular contact with his former boss.

Wednesday, Apr 7

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Ukrainian playboy ‘behind Dubai naked photoshoot’ is pictured with Hillary Clinton and ‘made Obama campaign donation’

www.thesun.co.uk

A PLAYBOY who posed with Hillary Clinton and donated to Barack Obama is behind the naked Dubai balcony photoshoot, it has been reported. Vitaliy Grechin, 41, is based in Ukraine, where most of the models who took part in the photoshoot are…

09

Obama takes to the golf course in Washington - with 44th president zooming in personalized buggy

www.dailymail.co.uk

Barack Obama on Tuesday was enjoying the warm spring weather in Washington DC, playing a round of golf and driving his own personalized golf buggy.

Sunday, Apr 4

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Barack Obama backs MLB for moving All-Star Game as Trump demands BOYCOTT over ‘woke’ move

www.thesun.co.uk

BARACK Obama has praised Major League Baseball for pulling its All-Star Game out of Georgia as his fellow former president Donald Trump demands a boycott over the “woke” move. Obama tweeted “congratulations” to the MLB over the decision to…

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'Congratulations to MLB for taking a stand': Barack Obama praises league for moving All-Star Game

www.dailymail.co.uk

Former President Barack Obama is among those praising MLB for removing the All-Star Game from Georgia, with Donald Trump standing on the opposite side of the fence.

Saturday, Apr 3

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Michelle Obama makes appearance on British TV with uplifting message for young girls

www.express.co.uk

MICHELLE OBAMA has made a surprise appearance on British televisions for the first time since 2018.