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Michelle Obama Graduation Speech

Michelle Obama Encourages Graduates To Seek Out 'The Most Contentious, Polarized, Gridlocked Places'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

While receiving an honorary degree at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, on Monday, first lady Michelle Obama encouraged students to get involved in ci...

Kansas: The Black-eye State? Not This Time

Jeffrey Ann Goudie | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Ann Goudie

Kansas is good at inviting black eyes. The most recent national news punch, the dustup over Michelle Obama, originated in my hometown, Topeka.

First Lady's Kansas Graduation Speech Moves To New Date

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

TOKYO (AP) -- Michelle Obama will now address graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., a day earlier than originally planned, the White House s...

Something About This Michelle Obama Graduation Speech Has Parents Angry

AP | JOHN MILBURN | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas high school senior has started an online petition drive in hopes of encouraging school officials to rethink their decis...

'You Won't Find What You Love By Padding Your GPA'

Posted 05.24.2013 | Teen

Every week, HuffPost Teen editors round up 5 things they're excited about -- from new video games, to books, to viral videos, to entertainment news. C...

Michelle Obama Urges High School Students To Live Their Dreams

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and w...

Michelle Obama Urges Students To Seek Out Others With Different Beliefs

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Ky. -- First lady Michelle Obama urged Eastern Kentucky University graduates on Saturday night to reach out to people with different politic...

Michelle Obama Tears Up, Urges Students To Pursue Higher Ed In Academies At Anacostia Graduation Speech

AP | LAUREN SAUSSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON — Her voice cracking and eyes filled with tears, first lady Michelle Obama remembered her parents' sacrifices for their two children and ...

Michelle Obama Tells Graduates, "Don't Worry"

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is offering this advice to students doubting if they're ready for the future: "Don't worry." Mrs. Obama ...