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Like All Of Us, Michelle Obama Wants to Be Beyoncé

Even FLOTUS has dreams of being Bey. Michelle Obama shared a video on Instagram where she sat down with Wale for an quick interview. In the clip, the rapper asks the First Lady several questions, such as, “If you had the opportunity to have a different occupation, what would it be?” Mrs. Obama answers, “I would be… » 8/02/15 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm

Michelle Obama On Being the First African-American First Lady

Michelle Obama gave a wonderful and rousing commencement speech at Tuskegee University in Alabama on Saturday. She spoke openly about the double standards she faced at the first African-American First Lady, telling the class of 2015 that she faced questions and scrutiny that other candidates’ wives did not. » 5/10/15 12:00pm 5/10/15 12:00pm

A Q&A with Peter Slevin, Author of Michelle Obama's New Biography


Before Michelle Obama was the First Lady, a position defined by partnership and parenting, she was a career woman with twenty successful years under her belt before her husband dreamed of running the country. In fact, when Barack pitched her the idea, he had to enlist her family to convince her. Peter Slevin, author… » 4/15/15 5:00pm 4/15/15 5:00pm

Michelle Obama’s Black Girls Rock Speech Is the Pep Talk You Needed

First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama graced the stage of BET’s Black Girls Rock on Sunday night to champion the accomplishments of three teen girls. For some, her words were problematic, but for others—like the other little black girls in the audience—all that mattered was that the first African-American… » 4/06/15 5:50pm 4/06/15 5:50pm

White House Easter: Obama Tells Screaming Kids 'Bees Are Good'

On Monday, at the White House Easter Egg Roll, President Obama’s reading of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are was interrupted by bees. The children in attendance screamed, because children and bees are natural enemies. The President urged them to stop screaming, because “bees are good,” and besides, wild… » 4/06/15 5:30pm 4/06/15 5:30pm

The First Thing Michelle Obama Will Do When She Leaves the White House

When her husband took office, First Lady Michelle Obama was notoriously reticent about moving into America's most famous address. And though she's warmed to it a bit, the thing she's most excited about doing when she's out of the White House may surprise you: as she told Ellen Monday, she really just wants to open… » 3/17/15 11:45am 3/17/15 11:45am

Michelle Obama Fighting Junk Food with Other Celebrities

The first lady is getting celebrities involved in her excellent campaign to promote healthy foods to unhealthy America. According to Politico, participating celebrities for the campaign to get mothers and teens to eat better includes actresses Jessica Alba and Kristin Bell, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin… » 2/28/15 4:15pm 2/28/15 4:15pm