2/12/18 O&A NYC ART: The National Portrait Gallery Unveils Barack And Michelle Obama Portraits

The National Portrait Gallery is unveiling portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. The paintings were being unveiled Monday February 12, 2018 (the official holiday of Abraham Lincoln) at the gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian group of museums. The gallery has a complete collection of presidential portraits. Continue reading

5/3/16 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: President Obama White House Correspondents Dinner 2016

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The 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner was President Barack Obama’s final run as comedian in chief. President Obama closed his speech with “Obama out” and a mic drop before receiving a standing ovation from Washington and Hollywood bigwigs. Continue reading

2/3/15 O&A Inspirational Tuesday: Barack Obama- 2004 Democratic National Convention Speech

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In 2004, a one-term senator from Illinois took the stage to deliver the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. By the time Barack Obama had finished speaking, Democrats across the country knew they had seen the future of their party. Continue reading