President Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House on Nov. 10. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)Instructing Federal Agencies to Weaken Obamacare In one of his first official actions as president, Donald Trump distributed a multi-paragraph directive to the Department of Health and Human Services and several other government agencies tasked… via What You Need To Know About the 5 Executive Orders Trump Signed Since Taking Office — Atlanta Black StarRead More →

“Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life, and I hope I made you proud.” —The First Lady — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) January 6, 2017 Michelle Obama fought back tears during her final speech as the First Lady of the United States, where she honored the 2017 Counselor of… via Michelle Obama Moved to Tears as She Gives Her Last Address as FLOTUS — Atlanta Black StarRead More →

U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House on March 1, 2013. Photo by REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueIn a 56-page scholarly article published Thursday, Jan. 5, President Obama touted his administration’s accomplishments in the area of criminal justice reform but argued that the U.S. still had a long way to go in addressing the roles racism and… via Obama: ‘Legacy of Racism’ In America to Blame for Faulty Criminal Justice System — Atlanta Black StarRead More →