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ObamaNation Politics

Barack And Michelle Obama Celebrate 16th Wedding Anniversary

Barack Obama took a break from campaigning on Friday to celebrate his 16th wedding anniversary with wife Michelle.

The presidential hopeful made a pit stop to Penny’s Flowers in Glenside, Pennsylvania after a campaign rally in Abington and purchased a bouquet of white roses.

“I’ve got this whole romantic dinner planned,” Obama told the crowd at a rally in Grand Rapids on Thursday. “I think it should go pretty well. That’s my hope any ways. I’ve got a gift all picked out.”


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Accolades Art

Two Decades of Atlanta’s National Black Arts Festival

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Atlanta’s National Black Arts Festival, which begins Friday and ends July 27. More than five million people have attended the festival since it began in 1988.

“That’s the beauty of culture,” executive producer Stephanie Hughley told the AP. “It’s always being influenced and is influencing. I think the festival offers a safe environment to examine cultural connections and influences, provoking and inspiring self-reflection.”

This year’s festival, which is themed, “Our Gift of Creativity to You,” will include performances by Oprah Winfrey’s production of The Color Purple, and conversations with authors Alice Walker and Pearl Cleage.

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