Cheryl Contee

Jack and Jill Politics

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Founder of Jack and Jill Politics, which bills itself as "a middle class African-American perspective on US politics"

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A conversation with cultural critics about First Lady Michelle Obama.

Spotlight on Michelle Obama

A conversation with cultural critics about First Lady Michelle Obama.

from To the Point

America's first black president was sworn in for a second term today, on the national holiday dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Barack Obama Begins His Second Term

America's first black president was sworn in for a second term today, on the national holiday dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

from To the Point

At the Democratic convention in Charlotte last night,  First Lady Michelle Obama  told the story of a rise to the White House from humble origins without losing family values.

First Lady Paints Personal Portrait of President

At the Democratic convention in Charlotte last night, First Lady Michelle Obama told the story of a rise to the White House from humble origins without losing family values.

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