Artists and Music Execs Unite to Stop Gun Violence

Barbra Streisand, Jennifer Lopez, and Paul McCartney are just a few of the many celebrities who have taken a public stance against gun violence.  In an open letter in this week’s edition of Billboard with the cover reading, “Stop Gun Violence Now,” the stars teamed up with 18o of their peers in a collaborative effort with Billboard magazine, demanding that Congress implement stricter gun…
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Michelle Obama to Continue Girls Education Reform in Liberia, Morocco, and Spain

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit Morocco, Spain, and Liberia at the end of June to continue her mission for girls education reform, according to the White House. Obama will be joined by her daughters—new-high school graduate Malia and 15-year-old Sasha—when she visits Liberia’s Peace Corps training center in Kakata. A school visit in Unification Town is on the itinerary, where…
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First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey Talk Women Empowerment at ‘United …

The White House held a women’s conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center titled, “United State of Women” on June 14, where First Lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey conversed about women’s empowerment. “I tell my mentees, my daughters, is that our first job in life as women is to get to know ourselves. I think a lot of times…
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Malia Obama Graduates High School

Malia Obama, the eldest daughter of the president, graduated from Sidwell Friends School on June 10. The exclusive private school in the District of Columbia posted a photo of the 2016 graduating class on to its Facebook page.  “On a perfect June morning, joyfulness re16ned as the Class of 2016 received their diplomas,” read the caption. Malia is in the third row, center, wearing…
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President Obama Slow Jams The News With Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon welcomed President Obama to his eponymous late night talk show on June 9, where the pair—along with in-house band, The Roots—melodically recapped Obama’s eight-year tenure as president. “It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve as your president over the past eight years,” the 54-year-old Commander-in-Chief stated as he then explained his accomplishments, including stimulating economic growth. “Aw yeah … President Obama…
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Media But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness.

No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful.


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