Michelle Obama: Americans will miss ‘having a grown-up in the White House’

The first lady spoke with Oprah Winfrey in likely her last interview of the year, and drew a clear contrast between Barack Obama and Donald Trump America is now a country without hope, Michelle Obama has said. who had gathered at the White House for a screening of the film Hidden Figures, which documents the […]

Tavis Smiley: Obama ‘Should Have’ Mentioned Black Lives Matter At SOTU

The one problem? He never actually said “black lives matter.” “I want us to be King-like, not just to quote Dr. King,” Smiley told host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani. “Fifty years ago. King warned we were going to lose this democracy if we didn’t get serious about the triple threat facing America. What is that triple threat? […]

Obama outlines rules for closing gender pay gap and giving women ‘fair shot’

Administration issues new proposals requiring all companies with at least 100 employees to disclose salaries broken down by gender, race and ethnicity Women are not getting the fair shot that we believe every American deserves, Barack Obama said on Friday as he outlined new rules to force US companies to disclose how much less they […]