Tag: Barack Obama

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Meet The First Deaf and Blind Student to Graduate from Harvard Law School

Haben Girma is the first Deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, a feat which earned her recognition as a White House Champion of

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Yohannes Abraham Named Senior Adviser to the Barack Obama's Foundation

Barack Obama is continuing to staff his post-presidency with top aides from his presidency, adding Yohannes Abraham as a senior adviser to the Obama Foundation. He’s

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2009 vs. 2017: Comparing Trump's and Obama's Inauguration Crowds

The National Park Service won't be announcing attendance numbers for President Donald Trump’s inaugural ceremony, but photos of this year’s event indicate that it may

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Donald Trump Sworn in as US President

Donald John Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, ushering in a new and more unpredictable era in which

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In Africa, Obama’s presidency couldn’t help but be personal

(AP)-Africa was electrified by the rise of Barack Obama, the first U.S. president of African descent. It was in Africa that he signaled a historic

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Djibouti President Doubts Africa Will Be High on Trump Agenda

Djibouti’s President Ismael Guelleh says African leaders believe President-elect Donald Trump will pay little attention to Africa, but is hopeful that Djibouti can continue a

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Looking Beyond Obama, Here is What Trump’s Team is Asking

Members of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition team are reportedly asking Obama administration officials questions regarding Africa policy with emphasis on business and the booming

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Photo of President Obama as a Groomsman in one of his worker's wedding

President Barack Obama made time during his final days as president to attend his longtime staffer’s wedding and serve as a groomsman. Marvin Nicholson, the White

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Time’s almost up! Moving trucks pull up outside the White House as the Obamas prepare for life after the presidency

The First Family have just two weeks before President Obama steps down from office and they move out of the White House. And already moving trucks

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President Obama’s Farewell to Americans From Hometown Chicago

Washington – In 1796, as George Washington set the precedent for a peaceful, democratic transfer of power, he also set a precedent by penning a farewell

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Yohannes Abraham: Reflections on Public Service, Civic Engagement and the White House

As the first Ethiopian American in a senior White House role, Yohannes Abraham is a trailblazer in both our community and within the larger African

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Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks

US President Barack Obama has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign. "We need to take action

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