President Obama on Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee w/ Jerry Seinfeld
Bad TV writes Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: "Just Tell Him You're The President" (Season 7, Episode 1). A relaxed, candid, funny President Obama talks with Seinfeld about life in the White House, his job and his opinion of world leaders.
Root TV: I'm Black, Undocumented & Torn About Obama's New Immigration Plans
In the Root TV segment above, Jonathan Jayes-Green spoke with The Root’s Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele about how Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration will affect his life, and why it is imperative that we connect the dots between the distrust that both black citizens and undocumented immigrants have for law-enforcement.
Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele is a staff writer at The Root and the founder and executive producer of Lectures to Beats, a Web series that features video interviews w...
The Democratic National Committee today announced the first ad in a seven figure national paid media campaign for the fall that will mobilize key constituencies of the Democratic Party to turn out in November’s election. The first ad, ‘Obstruction’ features President Obama and will air on African American radio stations nationally.
Obama Says Affordable Care Act Isn't Going Anywhere
President Barack Obama said his signature health care reform law is going nowhere as long as he's in office, and he'll spend the remainder of his presidency fighting to make it work if he has to. "We're not repealing it as long as I'm president," Obama said on Tuesday at a White House event intended to promote the Affordable Care Act. Obama challenged Republican opponents of the law to outline their alternative proposals.
President Barack Obama enjoys a bike ride through picturesque Martha's Vineyard as his two-week vacation to the Massachusetts island draws to a close. President Barack Obama enjoys a bike ride through picturesque Martha's Vineyard as his two-week vacation to the Massachusetts island draws to a close.
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President Obama announced Tuesday at a distribution center in Maryland for the grocery chain Safeway that he is ordering a new round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by March of 2016.
Part 1 of The Root Shelling Out Awards to the Folk Who Made Social Media a Fun Mess in 2015
The Root Staff Writer and Editor Yesha Callahan and The Root Staff Writer Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele write for the Grapevine, our blog that covers trending stories in social media and entertainment. In part 1 of this 2-part video series, they break down the hottest stories in 2015.
Malia Obama Follows in Dad's Footsteps...Going to Harvard!
The White House announced on Sunday, Malia Obama will attend Harvard University. The eldest Obama daughter will take a year off after she graduates high school before heading to the Ivy League college. She’s following in the footsteps of her father, who famously went to Harvard Law School. Malia Obama’s search for the right school has attracted a great deal of attention, though she somewhat gave the game away recently when she wore a Harvard shirt at her school’s college day. There was no...
What Nigerians Think About Boko Haram, America Wanting to Help
It's been seven months since Boko Haram abducted over 200 schoolgirls from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, and the subsequent #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign was born.
In the Root TV segment above, The Root's Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele speaks with Chika Oduah—an independent journalist working in Nigeria—about what this entire experience has been like for Nigerians, especially their being at the forefront of the philanthropic cause that was “en vogue” for the better part...
Obama Beat Boxes As Vietnamese 'Queen of Hip Hop' Suboi Raps for Him
President Barack Obama completed a three-day trip to Vietnam with a town hall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday. As usual, Obama incorporated a question-and-answer session with the young leaders, which led to an impromptu performance by Vietnamese rapper Suboi.