October 18, 2017

Congressional Black Caucus

LIVE STREAM: President Obama Speaks at the CBC Foundation Dinner

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Sunday Afternoon Thread: ICYMI President Obama speaks at the CBC Awards Dinner

  Transcript: THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, CBC!  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Everybody, have a seat.  It is good to be with you here tonight.  If it wasn’t black tie I would have worn my tan suit.  (Laughter.)  I thought it looked … [Read more...]

LIVESTREAM: First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at the CBC Foundation Phoenix Awards Dinner

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Paid In Full: President Obama Raises $70 Million!

Once again, President Obama shuts down the naysayers. From NYTimes.com: President Barack Obama's campaign raised more than $70 million combined for his re-election and the Democratic party during the summer, an amount that gives him a clear … [Read more...]

Thursday Obot Link Review | Afternoon Open Thread

If You Can Afford A Home Now Is The Best Time To Buy News: Freddie Mac (FMCC) announced on Thursday that according to its market survey, interest rates for 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgage loans hit their all-time lows. The rate declines came … [Read more...]

About Those Bedroom Slippers….

Since President Obama's speech at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Dinner on Saturday, some Black folks have complained about this particular line in his speech: Take off your bedroom slippers, put on your marching shoes. Some … [Read more...]

VIDEO: President Obama to the CBC: “Take Off Your Bedroom Slippers and Put On Your Marching Shoes!”

*I moved this up just in case anyone missed it* PART I: PART II: … [Read more...]