In first major appearance since leaving office, Obama tell young people to engage with communities

Speaking to an audience in Chicago, he made no mention of President Donald Trump and took no questions from reporters.
By Reuters | April 24, 2017

A Drunken, Sad Song to Barack Obama

It's been a month since former President Barack Obama left the White House, and Qcitymetro contributor D. Barbara McWhite is feeling poetic.
By D. Barbara McWhite | February 18, 2017

Social Buzz: 10 great Facebook posts during Obama’s farewell address

Social media was abuzz Tuesday night as President Obama said goodbye as he prepares to exit the White House.
By QCity Metro | January 11, 2017

Farewell, Mr. President

As he prepares to exit the White House, President Barack Obama urged Americans to stand up for U.S. values and reject discrimination.
By Jeff Mason, REUTERS | January 11, 2017

Obama touts new high school graduation rates

President Barack Obama says changes made to demand more from teachers and students are paying off as high school graduation rates have reached a record high of 83.2 percent.
By Glenn Burkins | October 18, 2016

Obama in Charlotte, says ready to ‘pass baton’ to Clinton

President Barack Obama arrived in Charlotte Tuesday urging voters to support Hillary Clinton to succeed him in the White House.
By By Jeff Mason, REUTERS | July 5, 2016

Obama: Race relations improved, but work to be done

Speaking at Howard University's commencement ceremony Saturday, the president said race relations have improved over the last three decades, but that significant work still needs to be done.
By By David Shepardson, REUTERS | May 8, 2016

Obama to end Cuba trip with dissident meeting, baseball and hope

President Barack Obama will meet with Cuban dissidents on Tuesday and watch a baseball game with the communist country's president after delivering a speech to the Cuban people.
By By Jeff Masson and Matt Spetalnick | March 22, 2016

GOP: ‘No hearing, no vote’ on Obama nominee

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his party will await results of the November election before considering a replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
By By Susan Cornwell and David Morgan, Reuter | February 23, 2016

Winthrop Poll: South Carolina Democrats are solid for Hillary Clinton

A new Winthrop Poll shows South Carolina Democrats solidly behind Hillary Clinton, versus her primary challengers Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley.
By Glenn Burkins | November 4, 2015