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  1. President Obama Responds to #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

    8:40 pm 1/27/2016

    Obama said the debate was part of a larger issue: "Are we making sure that everybody is getting a fair shot?"Read more

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  2. Critic's Notebook: Amid Oscars Debacle, Sundance Diversity Shines

    1:34 am 1/26/2016

    With several of the buzziest titles directed by or starring people of color, or tackling issues of race, this year's festival has emerged as a sort of corrective to the Academy. Read more

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  3. 'Southside With You': Sundance Review

    3:30 pm 1/24/2016

    Tika Sumpter and Parker Sawyers play Michelle and Barack Obama in Richard Tanne’s romantic two-hander about the couple’s very first date.Read more

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  4. Bill Maher's White House Petition for Obama to Appear on 'Real Time' Reaches Threshold for Response

    11:10 pm 1/17/2016

    "Let's just say our invitation has gotten lost in the mail for seven years, which would be OK except for the fact that in that time, this president has done virtually every other show in the known universe."Read more

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  5. Bill Maher Petitions Obama to Appear on 'Real Time With Bill Maher'

    7:33 am 1/16/2016

    "Let's just say our invitation has gotten lost in the mail for seven years, which would be OK except for the fact that in that time, this president has done virtually every other show in the known universe."Read more

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  6. Spike Lee Turns on Obama's Gun Control Plea: "He Hasn't Talked About Chicago. At All"

    9:00 am 1/15/2016

    The 'Chi-Raq' director-producer believes the president should be addressing Chicago's gun violence more: "I was glad he mentioned it, along with Sandy Hook and the other places. But Chicago is the homicide capital of America."Read more

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  7. Critic's Notebook: Obama Subtly Blasts Trump in Final State of the Union Address

    8:12 pm 1/12/2016

    Displaying the fiery eloquence that he sometimes seemed to be missing in recent years, Obama electrified the audience — well, half of it, at least.Read more

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  8. Obama's Final State of the Union Speech: Hollywood Reacts

    8:05 pm 1/12/2016

    The MPAA and celebrities such as Amy Schumer and Russell Simmons praised the speech, while Rupert Murdoch blasted the president for being "divorced from reality."Read more

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  9. Obama Delivers Final State of the Union Speech: "The Future We Want ... Is Within Our Reach"

    7:16 pm 1/12/2016

    President Barack Obama warns against giving into election year cynicism during his 2016 address.Read more

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  10. Obama Says He's Making "Last Minute Changes" to State of the Union Address

    3:11 pm 1/12/2016

    "As I've said before, part of my goal here is to make sure people understand that we're going to leave it all on the field."Read more

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