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Obama Out! WHCD 2016 Ends with the N-Word and the Most Memorable Guest Ever

President Obama feted his guests one last time at the traditionally inclined White House Correspondents Dinner and while there is a quite a bit of ground to cover – we have to start off by giving a major shout out to the coolest person to ever attend the coveted event.

Actress Helen Mirren who is the grand dame of style and effortlessly edgy chic – showed up doused in a gorgeous lacy confection which would’ve been enough to warm our hearts but she took it a step further.

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BET’s Black Girls Rock! 2016: Rihanna, Lauryn Hill and a Posse of Dopeness

Another year, another opportunity to celebrate the awesomeness that was created by respected and formidable DJ Beverly Bond – the woman behind Black Girls Rock! The establishment that was founded in 2006 – with a mission seeped in encouraging impressionable girls of color to actively challenge the stereotypes by striving for unrelenting greatness.

Host Tracee Ellis Ross commanding the stage

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SXSW: Michelle Obama Is Quite Certain She Won’t Ever Run for President

First Lady Michelle Obama’s mission and incentive for lending her time and expertise to this year’s South by Southwest slate of events –  is to champion a cause quite close to her heart.

The plight of nearly 62 million girls around the world who are currently being deprived of the right to seek an education depends on her ability to raise national and global awareness.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 08:  U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Union Market to celebrate International Women's Day, March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. U.S. first lady Obama spoke to women gathered to mark the first anniversary of the Let Girls Learn initiative.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 08: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Union Market to celebrate International Women’s Day, March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. U.S. first lady Obama spoke to women gathered to mark the first anniversary of the Let Girls Learn initiative. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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All We Got From The State of the Union Address is that Obama is not Coming Back

The stages of grief have begun. While watching President Obama — the first black man ever to occupy The White House as Commander-In-Chief — I felt a surge of panic overtake me.

I was sweaty, breathless but surprisingly not disorientated which ruled out my initial diagnosis of a possible panic attack.

No, I was actually freaking out. Hours later — I’m still freaking out as I ponder a future without Barack Hussein Obama II — son of a Kenyan father and an American mother.

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