Barack Obama

President Donald Trump signs H.J. Res. 38, disapproving the Stream Protection Rule on February 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C. He is surrounded by coal miners and opponents of the original rule.

Trump Removes Obama-Era Regulation on Coal Industry

It is the administration's second repeal this week of climate regulation that was created by the last administration.

President Donald Trump speaks during a listening session with the Retail Industry Leaders Association and member company chief executive officers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 15, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Trump Signs First Major Rollback of Obama-Era Climate Regulations

The president did say that for every new regulation, he'd remove at least two.

President Donald J. Trump speaks to Democratic and Republican Senators about his Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch in the White House on February 9, 2017.

Trump Named as Defendant in Landmark Federal Climate Suit

Aji Piper, 16, plaintiff: “I am hopeful that our case will reverse or prevent all damage our current president may inflict."

The border wall on July 6, 2012, in Nogales, Arizona. President Donald Trump wants to expand this wall, which currently separates Guadalupe García de Rayos from her husband and two children after she was deported yesterday (February 8).

ICE Deports Mexican Mom, Separates Her From Children

"No one, no one, should go to through the pain of packing [their mother’s] suitcase," said Guadalupe García de Rayos's 14-year-old daughter.

Former President Barack Obama holds the last news conference of his presidency in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Republicans Begin to Repeal Obama's Environmental Legacy

Goodbye, stream protection from coal mining and the disclosure of extraction companies' payments to foreign entities.

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How Your Faves Really Feel About the #Inauguration

The Obamas' departure from the White House and Donald Trump's first day as president compelled many entertainers of color to speak their minds on social media. They didn't hold back.

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WATCH: President Obama Describes His 'Toughest Day' in Office in New Promo

History will air "The 44th President: In His Own Words," on January 15.

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WATCH: 'SNL' Honors Obama with 'Christmas in Hollis' Parody

Keenan Thompson, Leslie Jones and musical guest Chance the Rapper dropped bars in "Jingle Barack."

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VICE Launches Apprenticeship Program for Formerly Incarcerated People

The media company developed the program in partnership with the Center for Employment Opportunities.

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WATCH: President Obama Explores Legacy in New Interview

Fareed Zakaria's "CNN Special Report: The Legacy of Barack Obama" premieres Wednesday, December 7 on CNN. 

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#SanctuaryCampus Protests Demand Safe Havens for Undocumented Students Across Country

The protests emerged in response to Donald Trump's committment to cutting federal funding to sanctuary cities and deporting millions of undocumented immigrants.

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Diana Ross, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Several changemakers of color past and present will receive the nation's highest civilian honor during a ceremony on November 22.

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Celebrate Black Cultural Excellence With These Streaming Specials

Both BET's "Love and Happiness: An Obama Celebration" and PBS' "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise" highlight the past and present of Black pop cultural domination. They are both available to stream today.

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WATCH: Netflix Teases New Barack Obama Biopic, 'Barry'

The movie depicts the president as a college student in 1981.

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Audra McDonald, Sandra Cisneros Among National Medals of Arts and Humanities Awardees of Color

President Barack Obama awarded the medals to numerous arts and humanities luminaries during a ceremony at the White House. 

President Obama Commutes Sentences of 111 More Incarcerated People

The announcement came as the Justice Department said it will consider each of the thousands of petitions from people serving prison time for drug-related offenses before the president leaves office.

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The Obamas Prep for First Date, Explore Museum in New 'Southside With You' Previews

The romantic comedy-drama depicting the first couple's relationship origin story arrives in theaters nationwide on August 26.

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Wake Up and Wind Down With President Obama's New Two-Part Spotify Playlist

The playlist, curated for day and night, features artists as varied as Jidenna, Esperanza Spalding and Billie Holiday. 

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Watch Jay Pharoah in These 5 Legendary 'SNL' Sketches

Pharoah will not return to "Saturday Night Live" this fall.

Blurry photo of multicolored float with effigy of President Barack Obama in a toilet, signs reading "Royal Flush" and "Lying African" in all caps

Man Behind Anti-Obama 'Lying African' Parade Float: 'I Have My Right to Say Things'

Don Christy insisted that his Fourth of July parade float—which featured a doll wearing an Obama mask sitting in a toilet with a sign reading "Lying African"—wasn't meant to be racist.