Tag: farewell

President Obama says farewell, not goodbye

President Obama says farewell, not goodbye

| January 31, 2017

By Mary L. Datcher (Chicago Defender/NNPA Member) On Tuesday, Jan. 10 the world set eyes on Chicago, and this time it wasn’t about the discussion of the latest homicide stats or a family member being lost violently to gunfire. This time is all about President Barack Obama returning to the town where his political career […]

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As President Obama departs, we owe him our thanks

As President Obama departs, we owe him our thanks

| January 18, 2017

By Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. (President and Founder/Rainbow PUSH Coalition) The final days of the Obama presidency are upon us. His popularity is rising with the economy, and with the increasingly stark contrasts to his successor. It is worth being clear about the legacy that he leaves behind. Obama came to office facing the worst […]

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