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Amanda Gorman’s viral poem calls for action after the Texas school shooting

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    People

    Michelle Obama’s retirement plans are as inspirational as you’d expect

  • Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama sat opposite each other in a recording studio recording the Renegades: Born In The USA podcast
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    Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are releasing a podcast together, and we’re obsessed

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    Oprah Winfrey and the Obamas lead powerful tributes to Cicely Tyson

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Books

Stylist Loves Christmas: books and literary gifts for everyone in your life

From big reads and memoirs to stocking fillers and cookery books, these are the book gifts for Christmas.

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Francesca Brown
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Michelle Obama
Celebrity

Michelle Obama’s relationship advice to anyone going through a rough patch

“You’ve got to know the feelings will be intense. But that doesn’t mean you quit.”

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Celebrity

Michelle and Barack Obama’s tributes to Chadwick Boseman are a reminder of his incredible legacy

“He, too, knew what it meant to truly persevere. He, too, knew that real strength starts inside.”

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Lauren Geall
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Michelle Obama at 2019 Essence Festival
People

Michelle Obama’s speech is vital for anyone struggling to engage with politics right now

“A lot of folks are reluctant to tune into a political convention right now…”

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Hollie Richardson
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If you listen to one thing this weekend, make sure it’s Michelle Obama’s podcast

Her first guest is pretty exciting.

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People

Barack Obama shares moving tribute to civil rights leader John Lewis

The civil rights icon died on Friday 17 July.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, and Michelle Obama join forces to rally and inspire young people

“We won’t solve anything if we’re only willing to do what’s easiest.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Barack Obama responds to George Floyd.
People

This is what Barack Obama would like us to do next

The former president of America has shared guidance on how to create change.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

What does Pete Buttigieg dropping out mean for the 2020 presidential race?

What you need to know about the US Democratic candidate nomination.

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Michelle Obama on why you should never rely on a partner to make you happy

Another life lesson from the former first lady.

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Jessica Rapana
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Critics’ Choice Awards 2020: Phoebe Waller-Bridge says Jennifer Lopez was her Fleabag muse

Fleabag creator brings her trademark mischief to the fore in acceptance speeches.

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Anna Brech
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6 of the Netflix Original films we’re most excited for in 2020

From a documentary produced by the Obama’s to a Eurovision film, here’s our must-watch list for the coming year.

Greta Thunberg
People

Greta Thunberg says she wouldn’t waste her time speaking to Trump about climate change

The activist says the president does not listen to experts, so there’s no reason why he would listen to her.

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Anna Brech
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Books

Barack Obama’s annual reading list is here to prove that sexist “chick lit” theory wrong

The former President's favourite books from the year was filled with refreshing titles.

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Christobel Hastings
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Barack Obama speaks at a conference in Singapore
People

Barack Obama says women are "indisputably better than men"

This is why the world needs more female leaders.

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Chloe Gray
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Donald Trump presidency: there is one positive to Trump being president of the United States.
Life

Donald Trump: This is one good thing about having him in the White House

Writer Alicia Lutes says that the Trump presidency means we’re being pushed to talk about the big issues.

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People

Barack Obama’s video on how we need to get over ‘woke’ call-out culture has gone viral

"The world is messy, there are ambiguities, and people who do really good stuff have flaws..."

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Hollie Richardson
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren
People

Elizabeth Warren hits back at Joe Biden with “thanks Obama” jibe – and Twitter can't resist it

Gleeful memes recreate the moment Warren threw shade in the Democratic primary debate

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Barack Obama and Greta Thunberg just became “a team” in an iconic video

He is a big fan of her work.

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Life

The Obamas just opened up about their powerful Netflix documentary, American Factory

The Obamas' Netflix takeover is officially underway.

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Hollie Richardson
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