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Welcome To Twitter, Michelle Obama

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.17.2013 | Technology

Thursday is Michelle Obama's 49th birthday, and she is celebrating by starting a new Twitter account. The First Lady's new Twitter handle, @FLOTUS ...

Happy 49th Birthday, FLOTUS!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.17.2013 | Black Voices

Happy 49th Birthday, Michelle Obama! It goes without saying that we're huge fans of Michelle Obama around these parts. What's not to love? She sup...

Why Michelle Matters a Little More to Me Than Barack

Nicole Moore | Posted 01.06.2013 | Black Voices
Nicole Moore

In terms of agency, pride and power, Michelle Obama's foothold in our historical consciousness is like no other for Black women like me. I'm happy that her cookie won, but now I need her husband to do the same.

Michelle Obama Wins 'Family Circle' Cookie Contest

Posted 10.03.2012 | Home

Find out which recipe Michelle used to knock out Ann Romney.

Are All Presidential Wives The 'Same'?

Slate XX | Posted 09.07.2012 | Women

When Michelle Obama took the stage at the Democratic convention earlier this week to play the role of Barack’s wife, her carefully crafted public pe...

Mr. President, I 'Want To Retrace Our Honeymoon'

Posted 09.06.2012 | Weddings

President Obama has been talking a lot about the future along the campaign trail this year, but the one thing his wife, Michelle Obama, really wants t...

Julee Wilson

Tracy Reese Enthuses About FLOTUS' Stunning Dress At Convention | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Black Voices

Leave it to Michelle Obama to kickoff the Democratic National Convention with a seriously amazing fashion moment. HuffPost Black Voices' collectiv...

WATCH: We Don't Really Understand Michelle Obama's Outfit

Posted 08.30.2012 | Style

While the Republicans took in some quality Paul Ryan and Condoleezza Rice time at the Republican National Convention, Michelle Obama decided to play h...

Michelle Obama's Peculiar Outfit

Posted 10.30.2012 | Style

While the Republicans took in some quality Paul Ryan and Condoleezza Rice time at the Republican National Convention, Michelle Obama decided to play h...

INFOGRAPHIC: Michelle Obama's Amazing Technicolor Closet

The Huffington Post | Erica Cheung | Posted 08.16.2012 | Style

It's no secret that we love First Lady Michelle Obama's colorful style. Ever since Mrs. O first appeared on the presidential political stage at the 20...

Gabby Douglas Chats With Michelle Obama, Jay Leno

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.13.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Olympic champion Gabby Douglas basked in the "Tonight" spotlight and the admiration of fellow guest Michelle Obama, but the teenag...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, Malia!

Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 07.04.2012 | Black Voices

America won't be the only one blowing out birthday candles today. Malia Obama, the country's fashionable birthday twin, is celebrating her 14th born d...

Does Accuracy in History Matter? The Case of 'American Tapestry' and Michelle Obama's Ancestors

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
Megan Smolenyak

Perhaps many reading this will consider me a relic to place so much weight on accuracy. If so, I suppose it's an occupational hazard as a genealogist's worth is measured largely in credibility, but what do you think?

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Black Voices

Tis' the season for bright colors and Corinne Bailey Rae definitely got the memo in a tangerine and pink Sophie Theallet frock, finished off with her ...

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: 'American Tapestry' Has Holes in It

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 07.31.2012 | Books
Megan Smolenyak

As the genealogist who initially researched the first lady's family tree (four to five generations on all branches), I wanted to love American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White and Multicultural Ancestors of Michelle Obama, but found myself disappointed -- mostly due to what's missing.

Michelle Obama: Barack 'Tucks Me In' At Night

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.30.2012 | Black Voices

Barack and Michelle Obama are quite possibly the cutest couple around. Sure they might also be the most powerful duo in the world, but the POTUS and F...

PHOTOS: Is This Michelle Obama's Favorite Dress?

Posted 05.29.2012 | Style

Michelle Obama loves to mix it up fashion-wise, from flouncy McQueen gowns to casual Gap duds. But with all her outfit changes, there's one dress that...

WATCH: Obama: Michelle 'Is Just Relentless'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama revealed his wife Michelle can be "relentless" with her teasing and she "gets jealous when I sing too much." "She is just re...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Black Voices

It was certainly a glamorous week... The Knowles sisters stunned at the 2012 Met Gala. Solange was a vision in yellow--a color we've seen her rock ...

Ann Romney Praises Michelle Obama

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney had some kind words in a recent interview for First Lady Michelle Obama, the woman she could replace in the White House if Mitt Romney wins...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices

It was all about the little black dress this week... Kimora Lee Simmons, Joan Smalls and Maya Rudolph all rocked gorgeous LBDs while celebrating va...

Michelle Obama Makes Push For Democratic Upset Out West

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Democrats are hailing first lady Michelle Obama's visit to Tucson as the latest sign that Arizona will be up for grabs in November's presid...

Last Night In D.C.: White House Correspondents' Dinner 2012

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.29.2012 | Black Voices

Washington D.C. turned into the country's fashion capital Saturday night for the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Politicians, journalists, med...

PHOTOS: Michelle & Barack Share A Tender (PDA) Moment

Posted 04.27.2012 | Style

We let out an audible gasp when we saw Michelle Obama's outfit today. In her bright red a-line dress, the classic frame purse, the red flats and the p...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.27.2012 | Black Voices

Our list of style standouts was extra long this week... Nicole Richie, who rarely disappoints, took a walk on the wild and wonderful side in a yell...