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A Letter to Our Middlescent President and First Lady as They Leave Office

Barbara Waxman | Posted 01.19.2017 | Fifty
Barbara Waxman

Dear President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, (Audio version here) I write to you not as President and First Lady but as two middlescent adult...

The Magical Evolution Of Michelle Obama, In Less Than Ten Seconds

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.17.2017 | Black Voices

Tuesday marks First Lady Michelle Obama’s 53rd birthday. And what better way to recognize it than marvel at her magical evolution, as evidenced in t...

Michelle Obama Shares Regret About What Didn't Get Done In The Last 8 Years

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.19.2016 | OWN

Michelle Obama is certainly proud of the work that’s been done during her husband’s administration, but the first lady tells Oprah in an unaired c...

Michelle Obama Explains In No Uncertain Terms Why She Won't Run For Office

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.19.2016 | OWN

It seems that an increasing number of people would really like to see Michelle Obama run for president ― but Mrs. Obama isn’t one of them. As the ...

How Michelle Obama Felt About Being Labeled An 'Angry Black Woman'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.17.2016 | OWN

First Lady Michelle Obama is tired of the “angry black woman” label ― she explicitly said so in 2012, after having to address her portrayal in a...

How Melania Trump Can Be A Model First Lady

Pamela Tom | Posted 12.12.2016 | Women
Pamela Tom

Now that Donald and Melania Trump are moving into The White House, our next first lady is sounding more confident and relaxed than during the presiden...

A Stunning FLOTUS Portrait To Push You Through This Damn Election

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts

As the nation wakes up eagerly each morning to strike another day off the “how long until the election is over” calendar, it seems few can contain...

Michelle Obama's Speech Was Exactly What We Needed To Hear

Sara Ruthnum | Posted 10.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Sara Ruthnum

Her words need to be heard by anyone with a beating heart because election has gone far past a joke, or a heated political campaign. This election has caused a rift within our society that is resonating internationally.

Michelle Obama Trolls Trump By Tapping Her Microphone During Epic Takedown

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

Michelle Obama may have only recently jumped on Hillary Clinton’s campaign trail, but she has already mastered the art of insulting The Orange One W...

Michelle Obama Dropped In On Some Students And They Went Absolutely Wild

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics

Howard University students went wild Thursday afternoon when first lady Michelle Obama made an unannounced appearance on campus to discuss the importa...

The DNC Wouldn’t Be What It Is If It Weren’t For Black Women

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 07.29.2016 | Black Voices

This year’s Democratic National Convention is unprecedented for many reasons and among them is the fact that it’s been powered by a bevy of remark...

If Hillary Clinton Wins The Election, What Do We Call Bill?

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Piscione | Posted 07.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Michelle Obama's DNC Speech And Understanding The Trump Vote

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Melissa Jun Rowley

Many parts of America are in crisis, and whatever happens come November, a large percentage of the population is going to be angrier than it is now.

Michelle Obama Signs, Seals, Delivers 'Carpool Karaoke' With Missy Elliott

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment

When we found out Michelle Obama was set to appear on James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke,” we were giddy with excitement. But there’s no way we w...

15 Reasons Michelle Obama Is The Epitome Of First Lady Excellence

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.16.2017 | Black Voices

Michelle Obama exemplifies excellence in nearly all that she does, from her inspirational speeches to her empowering work for girls and women. She’s...

Michelle Obama Recognizes Rap Queens At VH1 Hip Hop Honors

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices

The annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors award show aired Monday night on the network and will feature many special guests, including first lady Michelle Obama. ...

One Time FLOTUS Told Men To ‘Be Better’ And Now It’s A Ringtone

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.28.2016 | Women

At the United State of Women Summit last week, Oprah Winfrey asked Michelle Obama how men can help in the fight for gender equality. FLOTUS' answer wa...

FLOTUS On How She Went From South Side Chicago To The White House

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women

Michelle Obama did not get to where she is today without a ton of hard work. In a new video from MAKERS published Tuesday afternoon, FLOTUS describes...

Transparency Trumps Sugar: the New Nutrition Label and the Fight Against Obesity

William Dietz | Posted 07.06.2016 | College
William Dietz

Could it be we’re entering a sugar awareness Zeitgeist? That is, are we awakening to the abundance of sugar in the American diet and the toll it can...

Spotlight on Health: A Timely, Powerful, Life Changing Visit With First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House

Maimah Karmo | Posted 05.16.2016 | Parents
Maimah Karmo

On March 15, as an advocate, I was more in awe of her than ever -- in how her vision to help our youth live healthier lives has changed the lives of millions and will continue to do so for years to come.

Justin Trudeau Has A Hilarious Message For The Royal Family, Obamas Ahead Of Invictus Games

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 05.04.2016 | World

The countdown to the Invictus Games for sick and injured troops is on, and Canada means business. After speaking to a large Toronto audience on Monday...

'Southside With You' Trailer: The Obamas Go On Their First Date

Entertainment Weekly | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Black Voices

The Sundance indie Southside With You is your classic boy-meets-girl romance, chronicling one couple’s first date from start to finish. The only cat...

Former White House Chef Sam Kass on American Food Trends

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste
Elysabeth Alfano

During his White House tenure, Kass took on several additional roles around food policy including Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign. Kass is also the first person in the history of the White House to have had a position in the Executive Office of the President and the Residence.

Let's Move! My Invitation to the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama

Patrice Tartt | Posted 03.28.2016 | Parents
Patrice Tartt

When you open up your email and see an invitation to be in the presence of First Lady Michelle Obama, at the White House, you not only respond back po...

My Day With FLOTUS

Rachel Reed | Posted 03.25.2016 | Education
Rachel Reed

I was given the privilege of going to the White House for the Let's Move! event last Tuesday morning. It was a phenomenal day. I got to hang out with some really amazing moms (and dads)...truly blessed.