Former president Barack Obama and the late actor Chadwick Boseman both received major awards at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards event on Saturday.

Obama’s performance on the Netflix documentary “Our Great National Parks” earned him the outstanding narrator Emmy Award.

The five-part docuseries on international national parks and wildlife was produced by Barack and Michelle Obama‘s production firm, Higher Ground.

The second US president to receive an Emmy is Obama. While he was still in office in 1956, Dwight Eisenhower received an honorary Governors Award from the Television Academy.

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The documentary series highlights the former president’s entry into the media after leaving office. With the release of his Spotify playlists and the signing of a Netflix agreement, he has kept his finger on the cultural pulse of the nation. He has also spoken out on a number of political matters, such as the pandemic response of the late President Donald Trump and the value of democracy.

Obama has contributed to the present political environment as the midterm elections approach and Democrats fight to keep control of both chambers. According to Axios, he will give a speech at a fundraiser held by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on September 8. He was the featured performer at a Martha’s Vineyard fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee last week.

Obama is currently halfway to earning the EGOT, which stands for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. Only 17 people, including Rita Moreno and John Legend, have completed the feat. Two Grammy Awards have already been given to the former president for the audiobooks of his memoirs.

After Trump rejected to host the former president, Biden will welcome Obama back to the White House on Wednesday for the customary unveiling of his presidential picture.

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