They love you! They really love you! You have been a firm, yet compassionate global leader. Your stance on improving American economics propelled us to be recognized as a country who values production and, therefore, sustainable wealth. At the same time, you reiterated the value of communication when it came to protecting human rights as nations united. The posterity of the American people, I hope, … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 17: GLOBAL P H E N O M
Dear President Obama, The collective voices want to say: Thank you! Several Americans have taken to social media to create pages expressing their gratitude for what your administration accomplished and sought after these past eight-years. Take Facebook pages, for example. Some are small (84 likes or less) and some are quite large (200+). No matter the size, let me tell you, there are several! Here are … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 16: C O L L E C T I V E
I have come across several people and organizations saying, “Thanks, Obama,” and I’ve made note so that I could share them in these 100 Days of Thanks. On Sunday, I discovered ThankUObama.us, a line designed by Joe Fresh of Chicago. Today, I see that the website has been updated and the ever popular Chance The Rapper, among other Chicago creatives like the photographer Nolis Anderson, has … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 15: CLOTHED IN GRATITUDE
“And to all of you out there – every organizer who moved to an unfamiliar town and kind family who welcomed them in, every volunteer who knocked on doors, every young person who cast a ballot for the first time, every American who lived and breathed the hard work of change – you are the best supporters and organizers anyone could hope for, and I … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 14: (OF)AMILY R E U N I O N
Bromance. Hey, Mr. President, you called it yourself! Because you chose someone worthy of the Medal of Freedom, a best friend, a brother, we all got to have a little fun at your expense. The meme world is saturated with funny takes on you and Uncle Joe’s relationship. And even though you are no longer in the Oval, they are still pouring in. (There are … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 13: LOVE YOU, BRO.
Like many Americans, I watched the [recorded] live stream of you honoring Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom with distinction. On one hand, it comes as no surprise that you would do this for him. On the other hand, my how you continue to reinforce how much of a class act you are! A class act, Mr. President. You have had many … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 12: WITH DISTINCTION
“That’s why I reject discrimination against Muslim Americans who are just as patriotic as we are.” But protecting our way of life requires more than our military. Democracy can buckle when we give in to fear. So just as we, as citizens, must remain vigilant against external aggression, we must guard against a weakening of the values that make us who we are. That’s why, … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 11: I REJECT DISCRIMINATION
Obama’s Record. #ThanksObama pic.twitter.com/WsDb4qpNim — ⛾ (@bluezlimit) January 21, 2017 President Obama, you have been an inspiration to many and I appreciate what you gave to America! #ThanksObama #MyPresident #MissYouAlready pic.twitter.com/6y2tKDXiAD — Joshua Perry (JEP53) (@RIP_JEP) January 20, 2017 #ThanksObama for everything — ola 🐘 (@gIoriousharoId) January 20, 2017 so lucky to have been raised with such a great man as my president #ThanksObama — … Continue reading [100 DAYS] DAY 10: HASHTAGS