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Michelle Obama Writes Powerful Essay On Why We Should 'Let Girls Learn'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.03.2015 | Women

First Lady Michelle Obama has written a powerful, poignant essay about the need for all girls around the world to have access to an education.  ...

FLOTUS Wows In Black Vera Wang Dress At State Dinner

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.26.2015 | Style

Michelle Obama made a jaw-dropping appearance alongside President Barack Obama as they welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to the White Ho...

Michelle Obama's Makeup Artist Spills His Secrets

Ada Polla | Posted 08.17.2015 | Style
Ada Polla

This past Sunday I ran into one of my favorite beauty people at the West End SoulCycle in DC -- Carl Ray, celebrity makeup artist and the man responsible for Michelle Obama's always perfect makeup.

The Most Stylish First Ladies In U.S. History

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.29.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kathryn Hempstead Michelle Obama’s sleeveless dresses. Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits. Laura Bush&rsqu...

My Advice to President Obama for His New Twitter Account

David Vaughn | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy
David Vaughn

Hello, Mr. President! Welcome to the wonderful world of Twitter! A lot has changed in the tweeting world since you stepped into office. Now we can have banners atop our profiles that no one ever sees.

'Warrior' Pose for Wounded Warriors

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 06.28.2015 | DC
Rep. Charles Rangel

The newly founded Congressional Yogi Association will host its first-ever Yoga on the Hill event on May 1 to advocate for better physical and mental health for veterans, which has also been a prioritized issue for First Lady Michelle Obama. As a Korean War veteran and a staunch advocate for veterans' issues, I have committed to attending the event to show my support.

13 Trends To Steal From FLOTUS This Spring

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.22.2015 | Style

It's no secret that Michelle Obama is a style icon. Whether she's revisiting a look or debuting something brand new, she always looks great. Upon furt...

Little Girl Can't Believe Michelle Obama Is 51

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

One young girl sure did make first lady Michelle Obama’s Wednesday. During the question-and-answer portion of the White House's annual Take Our D...

Michelle Obama Dances Real Cool To Celebrate 5 Years Of 'Let's Move!'

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

First lady Michelle Obama will make a special appearance on Friday's “Sunny Side Up Show,” a morning TV program for preschoolers, in celebration o...

Michelle Obama Reveals What She Can't Wait To Do When Obama's Presidency Is Over

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama opened up about what she can't wait to do once her husband's time in office is over. In an interview with Rachael Ray dur...

Wow, FLOTUS. Wow.

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.04.2015 | Style

Michelle Obama knows how to strike the perfect balance between sophisticated and sexy. The first lady did just that this week in a white, shoulder-ba...

Michelle Obama Appears On 'Jeopardy!'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

Contestants on the quiz show “Jeopardy!” got a surprise Tuesday night when first lady Michelle Obama appeared to tout her Let’s Move! campaign. ...

How The 'Let Girls Learn' Campaign Can Impact Education Internationally

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.19.2015 | Impact

First Lady Michelle Obama is working to improve education not just in the United States, but on a global level. Obama announced this week that she wil...

This FLOTUS Sandwich Is The Selfie 'Scandal' Fans Have Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama might have just one-upped her husband and daughters with her selfie game -- at least "Scandal" fans will think so. Monda...

Obama 'Very Doubtful' Sasha And Malia Will Seek Public Office

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics

Though they will have spent their adolescence in the White House, President Barack Obama said Friday that he's "very doubtful" his daughters, Sasha an...

Michelle Obama Banned Chelsea Clinton's Favorite Dish From The White House

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

Despite her daughters' love of macaroni and cheese, first lady Michelle Obama reveals in a new interview that she barred the boxed treat from the Whit...

FLOTUS's Uncovered Head Overly Covered by Media

Deanna Othman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media
Deanna Othman

Whether Obama wore a scarf or not, this incident is evident of the fact that the actions of women are interpreted and analyzed through the lens of patriarchy and detached from the political and social conditions that enable the oppression of women.

Michelle Obama Forgoes Headscarf In Saudi Arabia

AP | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under wh...

Amber Ferguson

Happy Birthday FLOTUS! Here's Why You're Awesome | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics

First lady Michelle Obama turns 51 on Saturday. Happy Birthday, FLOTUS! Ever since she stepped foot in the White House, Obama has wowed us with her...

Fulmoth Kearney, President Obama's Irish Immigrant Ancestor, Gets a Tombstone

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

Back in 2007, I researched then-candidate Barack Obama's roots and identified one of his third great-grandparents, Fulmoth Kearney of Ireland, as the most recent immigrant on his mother's side of the family.

Apparently Michael Ian Black And FLOTUS Have Some Beef

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy

Michael Ian Black and the First Lady are currently involved in a HUGE fight. At least, that's what Black told Sara Schaefer on the latest episode o...

Melvina's Descendants, Michelle Obama's Cousins

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 12.20.2014 | Black Voices
Megan Smolenyak

Back in 2009, I traced the then-new First Lady's family tree back four or five generations on all branches, but of all the ancestors I uncovered, it was a great-great-great-grandmother named Melvina Shields McGruder who captured my attention.

Why I Am Wearing Purple Today #SpiritDay

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

October 16 is the fifth annual #SpiritDay organized by GLAAD (formerly the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) to "go purple" and take a stand against bullying and show support of the LGBT(lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) youth.

FLOTUS: 'Turnip For What?!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama channeled rapper Lil Jon in her latest push to promote healthy eating, taking his hit "Turn Down For What" and putting a gre...

The Best Moments From Michelle Obama's 'Celebration Of Design'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver & Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Style

We'll chalk up not receiving an e-vite to the "Celebration of Design" event at the White House on Wednesday to some sort of computer glitch. Nonethele...