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Barack Obama



Wow, this video is quite amazing!

This is my all pencil portrait of the President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama! Estimated completion time = ….still calculating.

R.I.P. Jerry LaVigne Jr. 1984-Present ….does realistic portrait artwork from photos.

Being Just Melody

Finding your Barack Obama?


One of the first emails I see this morning is from Essence saying “How to Find Your Own President Obama” and the first thing I thought was ‘I knew this was coming.’ Over the last year women have been declaring the need to find and keep a man like President Barack Obama.

After reading the photo essay I realized the article really should have been titled, “How to find and keep a love like the Obamas.” However, it prompted me to finally write this blog about just how I feel about this growing phenomenon of women now searching for “their own Barack Obama.” Especially since most haven’t become their own Michelle Obama.

While women are making their lists and checking it twice, trying to find a man with all the great characteristics that President Obama possesses, how many are checking themselves against those of First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Runway to Change: Designers for Obama!

If you want to support Barack Obama in the most fashionable way, check out these newly added items! Now I know there are tons of people selling Obama shirts but I feel better going directly to his official store so that his campaign can get 100% of the profits.

Some of fashion’s biggest and most sought after designers has offered their Change inspired designs to help raise funds for the Obama Biden Campaign. From tees to scarves to totes, there are some fantabulous pieces in the “Runway to Change Project” that “I’D DIE” [a la Rachel Zoe] to have in my closet.

Pharrell Williams |  Jay-Z  |  Beyonce

Tracy Reece  |  Zac Posen  |  Diane Von Furstenberg

I love love love the Diane Von Fuerstenberg “Obama 08 Love” tote, just a mere $75! I so want it.

Most of the tops will run you $60, but remember that the proceeds will go to the Obama Biden Campaign, you can look at it as a donation with a nice gift in return! I’ve already spent about 70 bucks on tees, buttons, and magnets…

See all the items at the Official Obama Store.