President- Elect Barack Obama and soon-to-be First Lady Michelle will be featured on a double cover of the January 2009 edition of Essence Magazine, which features a 56-page tribute commemorating this historic victory and what it means for Black America.
There are Barack Obama ornaments available at etsy.com and cafepress.com, the Chicago Tribune reports. Prices range from $7 to $56. For $56, you can purchase Obama as angel with a banner reading, “Adeste Fideles,” which translates as “O come, all ye faithful.”
On Thanksgiving Eve, President Elect Barack Obama and family worked with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to distribute food at St. Columbanus at 7120 S. Calumet on the South Side. The Obamas said that they wanted to give their daughers, 10-year-old Malia and 7-year-old Sasha, “an understanding of what giving and Thanksgiving is all about,” said the Chicago Tribune.
Obama also went inside to wish the children at the St. Columbanus school a Happy Thanksgiving. Ahhh…sweet.
The Obamas’ interview with Barbara Walters also aired on Thanksgiving Eve. The couple discussed their upcoming administration and their move to Washington.
Kanye West won two awards for best rap/hip-hop male artist and best rap/hip-hop album tonight at the American Music Awards.
Barack Obama is on the cover of GQ’s magazine annual “Men of the Year” issue. Chicagoans are doing big things. Ow!
U.S. President Elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle give their first televised interview since the election. Check out the clip above of Barack discussing the reaction to his win.
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In the latest issue of OK! magazine, Michelle Obama discussed being wife and mother to the new First Family at their new address, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. For more, check OK! site.
Jennifer Hudson will be featured in a new holiday ad for Gap. The photos were taken in July before several of her family members were killed in October. Gap considered pulling the plug on the photos but received the go ahead from Hudson to continue the campaign.
“We felt that it was really important first and foremost to respect what she wanted to do so long as she felt comfortable with her campaign being out there,” said Olivia Doyne, Gap marketing and pr director.
The Secret Service names for the Obama family have been revealed. Barack is Renegade, Michelle is Renaissance, Malia is Radiance, and Sasha is Rosebud. Vice-President Joe Biden’s name is Celtic and his wife Jill’s name is Capri.