Obama highlighted how most of the needed reforms take place on the local level, while urging the nation to use current momentum drawn from the protests to drive effective change.
The former U.S. president reflected on the protests that have engulfed much of the United States.
Former president Barack Obama weighed on the death of George Floyd, who was killed during an incident with Minneapolis police officers on Monday, writing “this shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America.”
The former U.S. president had been asked on Twitter by scores of users to deliver a commencement address.
Speaking at a private event on leadership in Singapore, former President Barack Obama said that the world would see “significant improvements” if every country was run by women, BBC News reported.
A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000.