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Watch Livestream of BET News State of the Union 2016 Tuesday at 9 PM EST

Award-winning journalist Marc Lamont Hill will host.

Black Lives Matter Co-founder Will Be a Guest at State of the Union

Alicia Garza was invited by a member of Congress.

Obama Weighs in on Measles, Deflated Footballs, Politics

President Obama and Savannah Guthrie have a beer and a chat.

High Hopes: Setting the Stage for Obama's State of the Union Address

Black lawmakers hope Obama will tackle topics like race.

Petition Urges Obama to Invite the Brown, Garner and Rice Families to State of the Union Address

More than 46,000 people are urging the president to do so.

Obama Tests His Sway Against a GOP-Run Congress

The president aims to set the agenda for 2015 on his terms.
Some Americans Get a Raise

Obama Raises Minimum Wage for Contract Workers

President uses executive authority to raise wage to $10.10.