While honoring the late Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama posed for selfie with a few diplomats in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday (December 10),
According to the Associated Foreign Press, President Obama joined in on a snapshot with UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt as they waited for the ceremony to begin.
Releasing a set of bold statements to the BBC about racism’s past, media queen Oprah Winfrey decided to speak out against the criticism given to President Barack Obama, saying, “There’s a level of disrespect for the office that occurs…because he’s African American.”
The 59-year-old continued, “There's no question about that. And it's the kind of thing no one ever says, but everybody's thinking it.” Oprah sat down with BBC’s Will Gompertz, slamming the president’s critics, specifically singling out Congressman Joe Wilson, for calling Obama a liar during a 2009 speech he gave.
Always up for meeting young Americans, President Barack Obama made sure that a group visiting the White House received a surprise they would never forget.
While touring the President's home in Washington D.C. on Wednesday (November 6), the Chief in Command and his First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a few guests that were making their way through the giant house. Sunny and Bo, the Whitehouse doggies, even showed up for the special moment.
She closed the 2013 MTV VMAs with "Roar" and later on in the evening, Katy Perry got a shout-out and plug from the Commander in Chief himself.
After promoting the President's message about affordable healthcare, Barack Obama's Twitter account posted, "Thanks for spreading the word. #ROAR MT @katyperry: RT @BarackObama: Get affordable coverage starting Oct. 1."