Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

American Vogue has been around for over 100 years and only 17 other Black women have appeared on the cover, including Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson, and talk-show queen and billionaire Oprah Winfrey. They make the sisters work for it, huh? Michelle Obama is only the second first lady to appear […]


The Senate has just voted to pass the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Now, if we could just get the Senate’s version to match the one approved by the House. Right now, the House version is $819 billion and the Senate’s is $838B–a lot of money–but the Senate’s version is only 2% higher. The difference reflects […]


Mr. President

05Feb09

I admit it. I caught Obama fever early in his career, although my fever was perhaps more chronic. I remember when he was an aspiring state politician in Illinois. He would visit with small groups of voters in their homes and answer every question like his life depended on it. He was serious. I once sat […]