Beyoncé Performed at Michelle Obama's Bday With Tutu-Clad Blue Ivy

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Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party was this weekend; it was shrouded in secrecy (no one was permitted to use social media). Reportedly, President Obama did the dougie — posing a very vexing existential question: if a very important world leader engages in a two-year-old dance craze and no one Vines it, then why the… » 1/20/14 9:13am 1/20/14 9:13am

Study Says Obesity Is a Poor People Problem

Childhood obesity is a socioeconomic issue. According to a new study, Harvard University researchers found that children with better educated parents are less likely to become overweight because they are more active. On the other hand, in the shadows of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to fight obesity,… » 1/14/14 12:45pm 1/14/14 12:45pm

People Are Obsessed with Michelle Obama's 'Not Amused' Face

After Monday's hubbub about First Lady Michelle Obama's bitchy resting face at Nelson Mandela's funeral, the New York Post has lived up to its legacy of wildly offensive covers with this latest, the headline of which implies that FLOTUS was mad at her husband for talking to the "attractive" Prime Minister of Denmark. » 12/11/13 10:50am 12/11/13 10:50am

Mandela Remembered By President Obama at Soweto Memorial

Earlier today, President Obama delivered a fitting speech at the funeral of Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa. Obama drew on the activist’s struggle against apartheid and his fight for social justice, saying that Mandela’s work made his own political career as America’s first black president possible. » 12/10/13 10:20am 12/10/13 10:20am

Melissa Harris-Perry Brilliantly Shoots Down Michelle Obama's Critics

Last week, Politico writer Michelle Cottle (intentionally?) created a bit of a shitstorm with her ridiculous article "Leaning Out: How Michelle Obama Became a Feminist Nightmare," in which she dismissed the First Lady's efforts and campaigns during her husband's time in office as "soothingly domestic causes" that somehow… » 11/25/13 6:45pm 11/25/13 6:45pm

For Chrissakes, Nobody Really Thinks FLOTUS Is a 'Feminist Nightmare'

Politico's "Leaning Out: How Michelle Obama Became a Feminist Nightmare" is exactly the kind of piece a media organization puts out to get people angry. The title manages to squeeze in not one but two hot internet hype phrases: a reference to Sheryl Sandberg and "feminist nightmare." Too bad the substance doesn't live up… » 11/22/13 1:20pm 11/22/13 1:20pm