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I feel like the caption here is “what parade?” considering during the Inaugural Parade yesterday in Washington DC, it was clear none of the Obamas were fazed by the festivities of the day the second time around. Reporters caught this candid shot of the first family doing their own thing as the day carried out, with Barack and Michelle taking the time to share a smooch, and Sasha apparently trying to capture a pic of her sister, Malia’s, tonsils it seems. Basically, they’re being a regular family and I love that the Flotus and Potus took time to get in a quick peck. I do wonder if Michelle had to pinch her girls after and tell them to put the camera away with the world watching, though.
Caption this pic and tell us what you think was going on here.
Historically, some folks side-eyed black male celebrities who would use white wives as status symbols. For real, these men would get a new house, a new car, and secure a new white woman as their way of proving to themselves that they were no longer “slaves.” Their white wife or girlfriend validated them. Nowadays however, men and women can marry whomever they want without folks thinking they’re doing it because “they’re slave-minded.” People of all shades and colors have found that racism is a crazy concept that inspired crazy people to enslave and colonize others.
Still, there are some celebrity men (uhm, I’m looking at you Slim Thug, and you too, random “entertainment journalist”) who are color-drunk and stuck in the 19th century–so some women do complain about who’s marrying the “sisters.” Well, we’re ALL sisters no matter the shade–light bright or cocoa dark, but if you’re referring to chocolate sisters, quite a few superstars have chocolate wives. Check out our list of black male superstars who have chocolate wives…
by Lynn Sweet, of AOL’s Politics Daily
President Obama says daughters Malia and Sasha may be looking for babysitting jobs to supplement their allowances.
On January 20, 2009, black America got what it always wanted—he came 6′ 1″ tall, with a bright smile and fierce wife. And although President Barack Hussein Obama is still the world’s most powerful man (black or white) we figure we’d peruse the many lists out there to compile our 10 other influential men. Because what’s a strong Madame without a good man?