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PHOTOS: FLOTUS Sits For Her Toughest Interview Yet

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 04.27.2012 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama fielded kids' questions today for her annual Take Your Child To Work Day event. In the event, which the White House strea...

UPDATE: Michelle Obama Thanks Beyonce For Her Moving Letter

Posted 04.14.2012 | Black Voices

UPDATE: FLOTUS has a fan in Beyonce and it looks like the feeling is mutual, based on a tweet the First Lady sent out thanking the singer for her movi...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Flips Out!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.04.2012 | Style

Is Michelle Obama's hair looking a bit flippy these days? After looking sleek (and ever so youthful!) at the Kids' Choice Awards this past Saturday...

Guess Who's Coming To Town?

AP | Posted 05.30.2012 | San Francisco

First lady Michelle Obama has appeared at a presidential campaign reception at San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco Chroni...

PHOTOS: MAX Fashion Show Showcases A First Lady Favorite

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

Friday night's MAX Fashion Show turned out to be a great night for the Children's Hospital Colorado and for Denver fashionistas. This year's MAX Sh...

PHOTOS: FLOTUS Wears Tracy Reese Dress Again!

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.09.2012 | Style

One thing we love about Michelle Obama is her confidence to wear her favorite dresses twice. And that's exactly what she did last night while congratu...

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: The First Lady's Multicultural, Great Migration Past (VIDEO)

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.30.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

Several years ago, I conducted extensive genealogical research into the heritage of Michelle Obama. A few of my discoveries -- particularly those per...

PHOTOS: Was FLOTUS Best Dressed On Oscar Sunday?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 02.29.2012 | Style

Michelle Obama may not have been at the Oscars but she's definitely a top contender for "Best Dressed" last night. The first lady dazzled at the G...

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: Purnell Shields

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.25.2012 | Chicago
Megan Smolenyak

D.T. lived in hopeful expectation, but even today, it's stunning to think that the life of this one-time slave overlapped with that of his great-granddaughter, Marian, who now resides in the White House.

PHOTOS: FLOTUS's Chic Custom Peter Som Coat

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.24.2012 | Black Voices

Michelle Obama stepped out in a custom Peter Som coat yesterday to fete the groundbreaking of the National Museum of African American History And Cult...

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: Rebecca Jumper (aka Coleman)

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.22.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

Michelle's maternal grandmother, Rebecca Jumper, did an admirable job of keeping her past a secret, but that's probably because she didn't know much about it herself. That's unfortunate, because hers is an intriguing history.

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: Fraser Robinson

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.15.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

It's providential for Michelle's sake that LaVaughn ever met Fraser C. Robinson, Jr. because he would have much preferred to never leave the South.

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: LaVaughn Johnson

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.09.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

Of Michelle's grandparents, LaVaughn Johnson was the most like her. A native Chicagoan, she was an early product of the mixing effect of the Great Migration with parents of radically different histories.

Obama Speaks Out On First Lady's Treatment

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says one of the toughest parts about being president is that his wife has been dragged into the "political realm....

Michelle Obama's Ancestors: The Great Migration

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 04.02.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

This is the second in a series about the ancestry of the First Lady. The introduction can be found here: Michelle Obama's Ancestors: Chicago Beginni...

A Conversation With Designer Sophie Theallet

Blue Carreon | Posted 03.26.2012 | Style
Blue Carreon

French-born designer Sophie Theallet has made New York her home and in the process she has become an integral part of the American fashion landscape ever since she launched her label in 2007.

How Michelle Obama’s Secret White House Project Is Helping Teenage Girls

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 01.18.2012 | Parents

We know Michelle Obama as FLOTUS -- a Princeton graduate who dazzles in Jason Wu, a health advocate who recently broke a jumping jack record and a wom...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.17.2012 | Style

While celebrities and high-profile politicos get lots of perks, they are still just regular, normal people. That means they laugh, they cry... and the...

FLOTUS And Celebs Dazzle At BET Honors (PHOTOS)

Reuters | Lily Kuo | Posted 03.16.2012 | Black Voices

By Lily Kuo WASHINGTON (Reuters) -First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage at an awards ceremony Saturday with poet Maya Angelou, perfo...

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...

PHOTOS: The Obamas Bundle Up!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.03.2012 | Style

The worst part of vacation? Having to come home -- especially when you spent your break in sunny Hawaii and your home city boasts a temperature of a m...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama's Best Style Moments Of 2011!

The Huffington Post | Marielle Bingham & Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.19.2011 | Style

The fashion parade continued for Michelle Obama in 2011, as the stylish first lady kicked up the energy with her Let's Move! campaign and with her war...

PHOTOS: Bo & Michelle Read Christmas Stories!

People.com | Helin Jung | Posted 12.13.2011 | Style

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring ... not even Bo Obama. ...

A Conversation With Designer Doo.ri Chung

Blue Carreon | Posted 01.30.2012 | Style
Blue Carreon

Doo.ri talks about her current obsession, makes a case against ridiculously high shoes and gives a shout out to her team.

WATCH: The Obama Women Look Chic For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.29.2011 | Style

Look at those chic Obama women! Well, one woman and two young women. Michelle, Malia and Sasha stepped out today to welcome the official White Hous...