Federal Judge Approves Obama Presidential CenterIn a ruling Tuesday, Judge Robert Blakey dismissed a lawsuit by a parks group trying to block construction.
Columbia University To Produce Obama Presidency Oral HistoryColumbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama's presidency.
Chicago Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Museum Exhibits, Day Of ServiceChicago and the nation honor late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Planned Obama Presidential Center Clears Another HurdleThe city will lease the land in Jackson Park on which it will be built for 99 years for a one-time token payment of $10.
Aldermen To Vote On Revised Obama Center Plan, Road ClosuresFor the third time, Chicago aldermen will vote on plans to build the Obama Presidential Center in historic Jackson Park, but the project still faces bigger hurdles before construction can begin.
Hearing Today On Lawsuit Seeking To Block Obama Center From Jackson ParkA group called Protect Our Parks has argued the Obama Center is not the same as a traditional presidential library, and should not be built on public land.
Obama Foundation Aims To Boost Education Of Girls WorldwideThe Obama Foundation is launching an initiative aimed at boosting educational opportunities for girls around the world.
Former President Barack Obama Surprises High School Students In Gage ParkFormer President Barack Obama visited Chicago’s South side to attend a meeting at the Obama Foundation.
Obama Speaks With Obama Foundation Fellows In ChicagoFormer President Barack Obama visited Chicago's South side Wednesday to greet members of the Obama Foundation Fellowship Program.
Chicago Group Sues To Stop Construction Of Obama CenterA nonprofit group says the Obama Presidential Center shouldn't be built in a Chicago park because it won't be a true presidential library.
Obama Center To Have Chicago Public Library BranchObama Foundation executive director Robbin Cohen says having a public library branch would attract local residents to make use of the presidential center and give residents reason to keep returning.
Obama Makes Surprise Appearance At Presidential Center MeetingFormer President Barack Obama came to Chicago Tuesday to share his vision for the Obama Presidential Center.
Obama Center Revises Design In Response To Community ConcernsThe Obama Foundation has changed some of the plans for its library center in Jackson Park, in response to complaints from its future neighbors.
Michelle Obama Discusses Social Issues, Personal Life and Social Media At SummitFormer first lady Michelle Obama says words matter, particularly in an age where Twitter and other social media can be used like a weapon.
Obama Hosts 2-Day Global Leadership Summit In ChicagoMore than 500 civic leaders from around the globe were expected to take part in the summit.