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Michelle Obama Celebrates Class of 2020 in Virtual Prom: ‘So Proud of What I’ve Seen from You All’

Michelle Obama is here to lift the spirits of graduating students around the nation with an inspiring message. On Friday, the former first lady, 56, helped to celebrate the class of 2020 during MTV’s Prom-Athon, a virtual dance party for seniors who could not attend their traditional prom due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was put on…

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Biden apologizes for saying ‘you ain’t black’ if you’d vote for Trump over him

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden prompted an uproar Friday when he insisted that if any black voter doesn’t see him as the obvious pick over President Donald Trump, “you ain’t black.” Hours later, he apologized. By then, the Trump campaign had pounced, arguing that this was no ordinary gaffe but an outrageous instance…

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The Justice Department is pressuring state and local officials over lockdown orders

The Department of Justice has weighed in on stay-at-home orders in Illinois and California — and has warned officials in both states that the federal government believes they may be exceeding their legal authority with their current means of containing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The Justice Department’s signals — a statement of interest backing…

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Barack Obama Calls on Graduates to ‘Set the World on a Different Path’ During Commencement Speech

“If the world’s going to get better, it going to be up to you.” With most graduations canceled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Former President Barack Obama appeared on television and social media platforms to give two virtual commencement addresses—one for historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and another for 2020 high school graduates, the…

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Biden launches HBCU investment plan with help from Randall Woodfin

Joe Biden has decided to launch a full offensive to court historically Black college and university (HBCU) graduates and current students in his bid for the presidency. To support Biden in his efforts, Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin joined a call with HBCU students and alumni on Thursday, May 14, to lay out Biden’s plans for Black America,…

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Senate Votes to Allow FBI to Look at Your Web Browsing History Without a Warrant

The US Senate has voted to give law enforcement agencies access to web browsing data without a warrant, dramatically expanding the government’s surveillance powers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The power grab was led by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell as part of a reauthorization of the Patriot Act, which gives federal agencies…

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Paul Manafort released to home confinement amid coronavirus threat in prison

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was transferred Wednesday to home confinement after he requested release because of the threat COVID-19 poses to his health, his lawyer, Kevin Downing, confirmed to CBS News. CBS News was told that early Wednesday morning two family members including his wife picked up Manafort at FCI Loretto, the low-security…

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Michelle Obama Says Husband Barack ‘Was A Tsunami Coming After Me’ In Early Years Of Their Romance

Michelle Obama’s nearly 30-year relationship with her husband Barack Obama was strengthened by marriage counseling. In her best-selling memoir Becoming, the former first lady, 56, is candid about the difficulties she and her husband faced over the years. Though their commitment to each other has remained steadfast since they married in October 1992, their lives…

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Barack Obama Surprised 3 Teachers With A Video Call To Applaud Their Efforts During The Pandemic

The news is pretty grim these days, but former President Barack Obama decided to spread a little cheer in honor of National Teachers Appreciation Week. Obama dropped in to speak with a few public school teachers from his hometown of Chicago, thanking them for their tireless efforts to teach children during the coronavirus pandemic. The…

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