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President Obama and First Lady Address Reception For Black History Month

As if President Obama and his wife Michelle Obama aren’t already too cool, SXSW — the festival held in Austin, Tx — has just announced the presidential couple will be attending the event. According to the festival, both Barack and Michelle will be participating in keynote conversations at SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music. Their appearances will make the first by a sitting president and first lady in 30 years. [Pitchfork]

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships - Day Eight

After a horrific experience during her last visit to the Indian Wells tournament, Venus Williams penned a touch essay upon her return 15 years later. The superstar tennis player recalled the taunting remarks and discrimination she felt as she and her sister participated in the event. Venus, who eventually withdrew from the competition due to a knee injury, said she’s actually looking forward to returning to Indian Wells and playing the game she has always loved — tennis. Read the essay here. [BuzzFeed]

As one of the pioneers for women in rap, Foxy Brown is getting the recognition she deserves. The Brooklyn native was recently awarded the key to her city. Foxy, who as she puts is the only chick to receive the honor, posted a picture of her certification along with a catchy bar. Because, why not, right? Check it out up top.

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