A chastened President Barack Obama signaled a willingness to compromise with Republicans on tax cuts and energy policy Wednesday, one day after his party lost control of the House and suffered deep Senate losses in midterm elections. Obama ruefully called the Republican victories “a shellacking.” At a White House news conference the president said that […]

Jay-Z may be making a move into politics in the upcoming Presidential election. Click here for details.

President Barack Obama on Monday plans to meet with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and mayors from six other cities across the country at the White House to discuss plans for a major push for more investments in road, railway and airport runway improvements.

Every hoops fan dreams of that one special birthday when his pro-ball heroes gather on a court to see if he’s got game. President Obama had that chance Sunday, assembling a virtual dream team of college and pro basketball players for a presidential pickup game in front of wounded veterans and participants in a White House mentoring program.

There has been a good deal of speculation that President Barack Obama was in the video for Tag Team’s 1990 single “Whoomp There It Is.” Many websites have put up the video, claiming that the current President was an extra in the video.

During African-American Music Appreciation Month, we celebrate the extraordinary legacy of African-American singers, composers, and musicians, as well as their indelible contributions to our Nation and our world, according to a statement from the White House.

From WhiteHouse.gov: Music can tell a story, assuage our sorrows, provide blessing and redemption, and express a soul’s sublime and powerful beauty. It inspires us…

President Obama on Thursday ordered his health secretary to issue new rules aimed at granting hospital visiting rights to same-sex partners. The White House announced the rule changes, which will also make it easier for gay couples to make medical decisions on behalf of their partners, in a memorandum released Thursday night.

Hip-hop’s first couple, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, finally made it to the White House … only for a visit that is. Jay and B visited the nation’s First Family at the White house on Wednesday (March 3) while in town during a stop on the “BP3″ tour, where Jay performed at the city’s Verizon Center.

President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order intended to strengthen the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. While every president since Carter has sought to help HBCUs, there’s something special about a black president supporting black higher education. Read more here.

Our First Lady got a sexy makeover this past weekend. Michelle Obama glammed it up when she gave music students a preview of the upcoming Governor's Ball performances. Check out the pictures here!

President Obama promised civil rights leaders on Wednesday to push hard and work with Congress to address the high unemployment rate, particularly among the urban and rural poor. Click here to see who President Obama met with and what they talked about.