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Sun May 19, 2013, 12:37 PM

President Obama arrives in Atlanta for Morehouse commencement address

It's exciting that the president is in town! Wish I had a ticket to the graduation ceremony.



Obama exhorts good deeds by Morehouse graduates

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling graduates of Morehouse College to take the power of their example — as black men graduating from college — and use it to improve people's lives.

He's asking those headed to law school to think about defending the poor, and those destined for medical school to consider treating people in communities without access to health care....

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-exhorts-good-deeds-morehouse-graduates-160712553.html




Air Force One arrives at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and President Obama steps off the plane Friday afternoon (Video)

http://www.11alive.com/video/1513816516001/1/President-Obama-arrives-in-Atlanta





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Response to Politicub (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2013, 12:38 PM

1. Big thunderstorm developing now. Expect umbrella outrage.

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Response to Politicub (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2013, 12:44 PM

2. That was a SPECTACULAR speech!

Alex Witt showed the whole thing.

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Response to annabanana (Reply #2)

Sun May 19, 2013, 04:26 PM

3. President Obama could read the phone book and make it spectacular.

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Response to annabanana (Reply #2)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:10 PM

5. I hope I can post it here. Sounds wonderful from the summary.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #5)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:20 PM

8. Here ya go, fresh..







http://theobamadiary.com/2013/05/19/video-president-obama-at-morehouse-college/

Chips said she'd replace these with WH Vid when it's up but for now.. these are Awesome!

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Response to Cha (Reply #8)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:36 PM

9. Thanks, they are awesome! Watching and downloading Parts 2 and 3 now.

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Response to Cha (Reply #8)

Sun May 19, 2013, 08:01 PM

17. Excellent

Thanks Cha

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Response to malaise (Reply #17)

Sun May 19, 2013, 08:03 PM

18. Welcome, malaise~

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Response to Politicub (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2013, 05:04 PM

4. Thank you for this, Politicub! Wish you could see him in person, too.

Here's another pic or two of Morehouse grads!





http://theobamadiary.com/2013/05/19/pride-2/

I've heard it was an awesome Address!

Obama gets personal about race and manhood in Morehouse speech

President Obama on Sunday summoned the graduates of historically black Morehouse College to “transform the way we think about manhood,” urging the young men to avoid the temptation to make excuses and to take responsibility for their families and their communities.

Delivering a commencement address at the all-male private liberal arts college in Atlanta, Obama spoke in deeply personal terms about the “special obligation” he feels as a black man to help those left behind.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-gets-personal-about-race-and-manhood-in-morehouse-speech/2013/05/19/0f45064e-c0a3-11e2-8bd8-2788030e6b44_story.html

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Response to Cha (Reply #4)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:13 PM

6. Look at the jubilation and the sincerity of those two young men. Many challenges and victories ahead

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Response to freshwest (Reply #6)

Sun May 19, 2013, 07:04 PM

13. True, freshwest~

And they have only just begun. Their future will be bright!

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Response to Cha (Reply #4)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:59 PM

11. Those tears in the last picture are beautiful, Cha~

What a moving expression on his face, a man, at the start of his future! And it is bright!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #11)

Sun May 19, 2013, 07:14 PM

16. I know.. I'm all

Verklempt, she!

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Response to Politicub (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:14 PM

7. Wow, thanks for starting this thread. See the world's future.

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Response to Politicub (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2013, 06:56 PM

10. Treestar posted more pix here, go take a look!

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Response to Politicub (Original post)

Sun May 19, 2013, 07:01 PM

12. Thank you Politicub.

I am looking forward to watching the Presidents speech.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #12)

Sun May 19, 2013, 07:07 PM

14. It's even better than the one in Ohio and that was so uplifting. This one is so powerful!

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Response to freshwest (Reply #14)

Sun May 19, 2013, 07:08 PM

15. Going to watch it now~

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