Little Girl Saddened to Learn That President Obama Isn't Beyoncé

On Thursday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hit an elementary school to spiff up the place and stuff backpacks with nice things, maybe get a few photos with some cute kids — you know the routine. The problem is, one kid named Madison was really expecting the day's special guest to be someone else —… » 9/12/14 9:30am 9/12/14 9:30am

The Most Poignant Photo of Michelle Obama You've Ever Seen

First Lady Michelle Obama and Stephanie Kyriazis, Chief of Interpretation and Education, mirror the past of segregation in a photo released by the White House. The image was taken on May 16th of this year during a tour of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kansas. It feels a bit cliche,… » 7/15/14 6:35pm 7/15/14 6:35pm

President Obama Jokes That White House Pies Have Crack in Them

President Obama cracked wise about, er, crack during an LGBT reception at the White House on Monday while complimenting his pastry chef, Bill Yosses. Calling him the "crustmaster," Obama had strong praise for Yosses' pies: "I don't know what he does, whether he puts crack in them, or...but..." This is when Mrs.… » 7/01/14 12:30pm 7/01/14 12:30pm

Michelle Obama's Speech at Maya Angelou's Memorial Sure Was Something

An impressive crowd of more than 2,000 people gathered at Wake Forest University North Carolina today to attend Maya Angelou's memorial service. The service lasted around three hours with Cecily Tyson, Bill Clinton, Oprah, and First Lady Michelle Obama all speaking and commemorating the great woman. And Lee Ann Womack… » 6/07/14 4:55pm 6/07/14 4:55pm

Michelle Obama Talks Nigeria Schoolgirl Crisis In Mother’s Day Address

This weekend, the first lady took over the president's weekly address to give a Mother's Day message and more importantly to discuss the plight of the Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents, expressing the heartbreak and exasperation we all feel regarding the situation. » 5/11/14 4:43pm 5/11/14 4:43pm

First Lady Michelle Obama Tweets Support for #BringBackOurGirls

On the heels of yet another group of Nigerian girls abducted by Islamist militants on Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the social media campaign to rescue the missing. In a twitpic on Wednesday, the FLOTUS held a sign reading #bringbackourgirls, adding to the international digital pressure upon the Nigerian… » 5/07/14 6:30pm 5/07/14 6:30pm