Two years ago, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden called on Goodwill and others to support our military veterans by participating in the Joining Forces campaign. Goodwill rose to that call.
With Moral Monday protests not showing any sign of abating, the eye is on the North Carolina legislature and governor for their response. What will t...
Are you ready to let the kids lead the way on vacation? First Lady Michelle Obama suggests that's one way to get everyone more active on vacation this summer.
There was something remarkable about seeing rappers pledge their support to a mainstream presidential candidate, especially given the history of antipathy between national politicians and hip hop.
How does BlaQueer me cheer on Sturtz for heckling Michelle Obama unless I ignore the racial composition of the encounter? How does BlaQueer me cheer on Michelle Obama for dismissing the heckler unless I ignore Sturtz's position as a second-class citizen vis-à-vis her sexuality?
Time for a woman to be President of the United States. Long overdue. No not Hillary Clinton. Michelle Obama. Why? Both are educated "elitely". Bot...
How can the Democratic Party ask LGBT donors to "max out" after ignoring our pleas to protect us against discrimination in the workplace? So on Tuesday night, Ellen Sturtz, a longtime activist and a previous Democratic donor, asked the first lady that question.
Stop rewarding hecklers. Doing so, opens the door further and further for more of the same if not increasingly disrespectful behavior. Head it off at the pass now.
I didn't give the FLOTUS heckling much thought until I ran across CNN Newsroom anchor Carol Costello's condescending interview with CNN analyst LZ Granderson. She suggests that equal rights groups should be happy with the glacial march toward progress and equality.
On one level, I recognize how this is a highly charged political throw down between two oppressed groups that rarely get the national microphone. I then worry about activists, regardless of their political stripes, disrespecting Mrs. Obama more than other first ladies.
Consumers are responsible for making healthy food choices, not industry, food service establishments exclaim. But how can consumers make better choices if industry continues to fight to hide the caloric content of their food?
How many men and women are ready to commit to marriage at 21? Remember, the only time you can change a man is when he's in diapers. The Princeton mom's retro rhetoric is reminiscent of the "ring by spring" mandate for coeds to get engaged by graduation.
When asked in a 2012 interview what she would like to accomplish that year, Ms. Cohen answered "...to collect clean, white socks for homeless vete...
The physical and emotional toll of these deployments is a cost of war we Americans have only begun to pay, yet all too often a war-weary public tends to look the other way. But this Memorial Day we cannot look away.
Not often do I have the chance to meet with royals who care deeply about orphans. Unable to get out of meetings in Manhattan, I did the next best thi...
So, how did I get the best seat in the house, an upper box hanging over the front of the stage? Just lucky, I guess.