#StopTheMadness: Barack Obama Says The N-Word And The Media Goes Crazy

Written by Nigel D. / 06.23.15

Barack Obama used the “N-Word” while making a point during a podcast yesterday and the media went into a frenzy. To me it wasn’t a big deal but to some it was reprehensible. Someone appearing on Fox News called him the “Rapper-in-Chief.” The media was proving his point without even noticing. What Obama stated was, “Racism, we are not cured of it. And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say ni**er in public.” Clearly he is saying too much emphasis is put on the N-Word rather than the real issues. Racism is a lot deeper than derogatory terms and affects people in more detrimental manners. Do you agree the media is sensationalizing Obama’s comment?

Check some reactions from the media below.
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Video: Barack Obama Speaks On Minorities & Starts The “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative

Written by Nigel D. / 02.28.14

President Obama is taking action to launch My Brother’s Keeper – a new initiative to help every boy and young man of color who is willing to do the hard work to get ahead. For decades, opportunity has lagged behind for boys and young men of color. But across the country, communities are adopting approaches to help put these boys and young men on the path to success. The President wants to build on that work. We can learn from communities that are partnering with local businesses and foundations to connect these boys and young men to mentoring, support networks, and skills they need to find a good job or go to college and work their way up into the middle class. And the Administration will do its part by helping to identify and promote programs that work.

That starts by using proven tools that expand opportunity at key moments in the lives of these young people. The President believes this includes ensuring access to basic health, nutrition, and to high-quality early education to get these kids reading and ready for school at the youngest age. But that’s not enough. We need to partner with communities and police to reduce violence and make our classrooms and streets safer. And we need to help these young men stay in school and find a good job– so they have the opportunity to reach their full potential, contribute to their communities and build decent lives for themselves and their families.
Full Story: Whitehouse

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Video: Barack Obama Speaks On Marijuana Legalization With CNN

Written by Nigel D. / 01.31.14

President Barack Obama talks to CNN’s Jake Tapper about marijuana legalization in an exclusive interview.

What are your thoughts on the movement for the U.S. to legalize marijuana?

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Video: How the U.S. Government Shut Down Can Affect You

Written by Nigel D. / 10.01.13

CNN gives you examples of how the U.S. Government shut down would affect our daily lives. Barack Obama speaks on the shut down below.
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Video: Barack Obama Speaks On A Possible Attack On Syria

Written by Nigel D. / 09.10.13

The latest developments as the nation faces a possible game changer with Syria.

What are your thoughts on this situation? Should the U.S. still attack Syria or take another approach?


Syria’s foreign minister says the war-torn nation has accepted a Russian proposal to surrender control over its chemical weapons to the international community.

The move comes before President Barack Obama heads to Congress on Tuesday. The commander in chief was said to have fresh hopes that the diplomatic breakthrough would allow Syria’s government to avert U.S. missile strikes.

Full Story: NY Daily News

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Video: Barack Obama Comments On The Zimmerman Case

Written by Nigel D. / 07.19.13

What are your thoughts on what Barack Obama had to say?

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Video: Barack Obama’s Speech For The Victims Of The Boston Marathon Bombing

Written by Nigel D. / 04.18.13

Watch President Obama’s entire speech at a interfaith prayer service for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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