One of our great American leaders, Congressman John Lewis, has been celebrated in the news quite a bit recently.
Michelle Obama knows how to relate to children. The day's message remained clear throughout: health, wellness and physical activity are integral to a holistic education and it allows students to succeed in school.
Unemployment numbers are dropping. I am still skeptical, because the numbers do lie, and are always adjusted. In the meantime for the 12 million sti...
If you continue to avoid supporting policy change, I believe that history will remember Let's Move as another "feel good" first lady program that's long on public relations and short on substance.
At a cool $29.5 million, it's not for the faint of heart. But then again, Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel Air, right in the middle of Los Angeles, no...
When their husbands win the presidency, American first ladies are thrust into the spotlight, forced to take a position with no job description and no pay. And it's not an easy task.
The kids in Dayton, Ohio won't go hungry or undernourished if local Chef Anthony Tyrone Head has anything to say about it. Beginning in March, the Dayton Christian Center will run a four-week series on affordable, nutritious cooking for their childcare facility's parents.
Mired in the politics of farm subsidies, food stamps, and sidelined by well-meaning charities and food pantries, a focus on the scandal of millions of working Americans who have little access to healthy food is hurt by the shame attached to hunger, and its flip side, poverty.
In order to help our children be more physically active, we need to give them the means and the access to do so every day, before, during and after school.
This is the movie season to consider the CIA as a benign force, occasionally stumbling but in the end, driven by good intentions. The example of Iran, where the Argo caper is set, is instructive of the absurdity of that view.
Perhaps you were asleep. Or drowsy. Or buzzed from a drinking game. Perhaps you were focused on the dress. You were comparing it to all of the evenin...
Can a popular president, recently reelected and reigning supreme culturally and socially, master -- for the sake of prosperity and his vision of a just society -- the sclerotic tribal dynamics of Washington?
What Tony Mendez and those Americans did was genuinely heroic. And the first lady was there to confirm it all. Problem is, I can think of five 2012 movies rather quickly that have stayed with me longer, and have had a more lasting impact on me.
Even before Jack Nicholson introduced the first lady of the United States to present the award for best picture, this year's Oscars had developed an unusual political cast to it, both in personalities and in substance.
Seth MacFarlane is a very, very funny guy, I love his TV shows, but sometimes what might seem funny in your head or even in your living room might better go unsaid.
Cutting bangs for most of us is one of those safe attempts at trying something new and adding a little spice to our old selves. Doing it in the high profile of the White House takes some courage. Good for Michelle for not being afraid. And better for Michelle for showing us how every mid-life crisis needn't end in inflicting pain on those we love.