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First Lady Michelle Obama

Black Girl Crush Series Part 1: Estelle

Marjon Rebecca Carlos | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices
Marjon Rebecca Carlos

With this said, I began by talking to British singer/rapper, Estelle, who has enlivened audiences the world over with her soulful sound, fresh approach to style, and joyful spirit. With the recent release of her praiseworthy sophomore offering, All Of Me.

FLOTUS Addresses Huge Church Gathering

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

(RNS) First lady Michelle Obama held up the church as the place to deal with political issues and the catalyst for getting people to the polls in ...

Cranberry Industry Braces For School Lunch Changes

Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

The cranberry industry is bracing for impact, as new nutrition standards proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture threaten to affect the status ...

Michelle Obama: Barack Was 'Hip, Cutting-Edge, Cultural, Sensitive' On First Date

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Cue the awws. In a new video posted on Sunday, the president and the first lady reminisce over their first meal together as part of the Obama campaig...

FLOTUS Says Sasha And Malia Approve Of Her New Book

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama gets a rare thumbs-up from her adolescent daughters for publishing her first gardening book. The first lady said her dau...

Michelle Obama Gives Advice To Ann Romney

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - Forget the long hours, sleep deprivation and 24/7 scrutiny. First lady Michelle Oba...

Is Michelle Obama American Fashion's Biggest Backer?

Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.29.2012 | Style
Christina Wilkie

The Fashion Whip is a political style column in The Huffington Post written by Lauren A. Rothman, founder of Styleauteur, and HuffPost reporter Christ...

PHOTOS: Whose On Your Maxim Hot 100 List?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

It's that steamy time of year again...and we're not talking about the weather! The 2012 Maxim Hot 100 List has been released and a few of our favo...

White House Outreach to HBCUs is Clear; Will Public Support Follow in 2012?

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 07.17.2012 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

It's clear that the White House acknowledges the value and political clout of the HBCU community. The Obama administration has quietly worked to address some pressing needs of the HBCU community, while stopping short of the president wearing a Hillman College sweatshirt to his weekly press briefings.

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...

8 Reasons Michelle Obama Would Make a Better Presidential Candidate Than Her Husband

Keli Goff | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

The woman who was once viewed as a liability on the campaign trail in 2008 is now viewed as a greater asset than her husband as he seeks re-election in 2012. Could she one day see herself following Hillary Clinton's footsteps down the path of first lady turned presidential candidate?

EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama On The Importance Of Helping Military Families

Posted 04.12.2012 | Impact

First Lady Michelle Obama, in an exclusive video for The Huffington Post, shares her personal story of the moment she knew she wanted to help military...

PHOTOS: Obamas' Many Stuffed Pals

Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

The First Family played host to the 134th annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, launching throngs of children racing across the South Lawn wit...

Robert De Niro Raises 'White First Lady' Question

Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Actor Robert De Niro stumped for President Barack Obama on Monday night, joking that the country may not be ready for the white culture ...

Michelle Obama: 'At One Point I Was Normal'

AP | By NANCY BENAC | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

DALLAS -- In just the past few days, she's danced with cheering school kids, chatted with troops, swapped ideas with busy parents and engaged in a fri...

21st Century First Lady Michelle Obama on the First Day of Black History Month

Irena Medavoy | Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices
Irena Medavoy

The world is hearing and watching Black History Month because of the Obama family. We are proud of them. Grateful to them. And celebrate them and all who went before and who will come after.

Elle France Gets 'Black Style' Wrong

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Black Voices

Another day, another journalist puts their foot in their mouth. The dust has hardly settled from the melee surrounding the Dutch magazine Jackie, ...

Sarah Palin Slams Michelle Obama

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tore into Michelle Obama on Fox News Wednesday, criticizing the first lady for what she characterized as a recent conde...

WATCH: The FLOTUS Gets Down For Military Families

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Black Voices

We heard the rumors, got the confirmation and now there is evidence that Michelle Obama will indeed make her Nickelodeon Network debut on the hit show...

First Lady Helps Retrofit D.C. Veterans' Home

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Johnny Agbi's narrow three-story rowhouse doesn't look ideal for a disabled veteran. It's perched on a small hill along a...

Students Do Jumping Jacks With The First Lady To Set Record

AP | By STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama is trying to help set a world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. An overcast...

Michelle Obama To Speak At Aspen Fundraiser

Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver

First Lady Michelle Obama is making a stop in Aspen, Colo. today to speak at a private fundraiser organized by the Democratic National Committee, CBSD...

Michelle's To-Do List While In LA

Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles

First Lady Michelle Obama is in Los Angeles for just a day, but her to-do list is a mile long. She started the morning in a panel discussion about...

First Lady In LA Today | Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles

Michelle Obama will be in Los Angeles on Monday to boost support for military families and to raise money for her husband's reelection campaign....

Joining Forces to Support Our Military Families

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 07.24.2011 | Impact
Earl Martin Phalen

We were thrilled that Reach Out and Read was on the short list of national education organizations asked to work with Joining Forces.