So You Wanna Have Dinner With President Obama?

By Uptin Saiidi As Republican presidential hopefuls continue on the road to the primaries, President Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election is in full force and trying creative ways to find donors. And not just from the ultra rich. Last month, the campaign ran a promotion that for a minimum donation of $10 you’d be entered… Read more »

Jennifer Hudson Serenades President Obama On His 50th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turns 50 today! And he got serenaded by a movie star songbird. Wait … that part sounds familiar. On May 19, 1962, President John F. Kennedy celebrated his 45th birthday at NYC’s Madison Square Garden with 15,000 of his closest friends. Many celebrities were in attendance at the… Read more »

Follow Michelle Obama’s Trip To South Africa On MTV Act Blog

From MTV Act Blog: @MTVbaseAfrica is live-tweeting First Lady Michelle Obama’s youth empowerment trip to Africa this week, starting with today’s stop at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa. Check out pics from the tour: (Above) The First Lady arrives at the South African Apartheid Museum. Apartheid was a period of racial segregation enforced… Read more »

Will Justin Bieber And President Obama Make A Little Girl’s Dream Come True?

By Nuzhat Naoreen Late last week, New York magazine’s Daily Intel blog jokingly implied that President Obama promised too much when he told the teenage daughter of a 9/11 victim, Payton Wall, that he would help her meet the man of her dreams: Justin Bieber. According to the New York Post, Payton was inspired to… Read more »

President Obama Focuses On Economy During ‘Daily Show’ Visit

Wednesday night (October 27) was a historic one in the world of late night television (and politics as well) as President Barack Obama paid a visit to “The Daily Show” in preparation for this Saturday’s (October 30) Stewart-hosted “Rally to Restore Sanity” in Washington, D.C. (which, it should be noted, will not feature an appearance… Read more »

MTV’s ‘A Conversation With President Obama’

This afternoon, President Barack Obama sits down with MTV News’ Sway, BET’s April Woodard, CMT’s Katie Cook, a group of young people and the entire Internet community for a conversation about whatever is on your mind. In an historic live event, MTV News and BET News present “A Conversation With President Obama,” a frank town… Read more »

Check Out President Obama’s 2010 Back To School Speech!

With Labor Day far behind us and fall weather about to permanently set in, that can only mean one thing: It’s time for the nation’s students to pack up their backpacks, get their books together and head back to the classroom for a new school year. Just as he did last year, President Barack Obama… Read more »

Barack Obama’s Kalamazoo Commencement Speech: Backstage With The Star Of The Winning Video

Xavier Bolden is the star of Kalamazoo Central High School’s “We Are The Giants” video, which bested entries from more than 1,000 schools and won the White House’s “Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge.” So Bolden was partially responsible for bringing President Barack Obama to town to give the commencement speech at Central’s… Read more »