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Barack Obama’s Book Not Expected To Be Released In 2019

The former president and his wife, Michelle Obama, signed lucrative book deals in 2017. Mrs. Obama’s book was released last year and quickly became one of the most popular political memoirs in history, with more than 10 million copies sold worldwide.

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2,922 Portraits of Barack Obama Make Up Chicago Art Exhibit

“The Obama Paintings” is Rebuild Foundation’s newest exhibit. Pruitt painted Obama’s image for an hour a day while reflecting on his world view.

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Obamas To Produce Exclusive Podcasts For Spotify

The Obamas launched Higher Ground in 2018 with an initial partnership with Netflix. The idea was to raise new, diverse voices in the entertainment industry. The Spotify partnership seeks to expand the conversation.

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Obamas Unveil Slate Of Series, Documentaries For Netflix

“We love this slate because it spans so many different interests and experiences, yet it’s all woven together with stories that are relevant to our daily lives,” Michelle Obama said. “We think there’s something here for everyone — moms and dads, curious kids, and anyone simply looking for an engaging, uplifting watch at the end of a busy day.”

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Kicked Off In Chicago; Oprah Moderated Conversation

“Becoming” describes Obama’s upbringing on Chicago’s South Side and her transition to college at Princeton University. As she does in her book, she recounted Tuesday being raised in a family that struggled economically — but with parents who encouraged her to be successful.

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House Hearing On Reparations For Slavery Set For Next Week

Former Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, the longtime sponsor of House Resolution 40, first proposed the measure calling for a study of reparations in 1989. Conyers reintroduced the bill every session until his resignation in 2017 .

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Trump Administration Halts Cruises To Cuba Under New Rules

“Cruise ships as well as recreational and pleasure vessels are prohibited from departing the U.S. on temporary sojourn to Cuba effective tomorrow,” the Commerce Department said in a statement to The Associated Press.

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Barry Jenkins To Direct Film About Choreographer Alvin Ailey

A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, with the “Moonlight” filmmaker directing. Jenkins last helmed the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

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Warriors Beat Raptors 109-104 To Even NBA Finals

“Third quarter we didn’t play well enough. We missed too many shots,” Raptors guard Kyle Lowry said. “They got out in transition and got a little confidence going. We lost the game there.”

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Salary Step Increases Could Return For PGCPS Employee’s

Prince George’s County Schools are the second largest school system in the county and the 25th largest school district in the country.

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