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Michelle Obama Africa Trip

First Lady Likens White House Living To 'A Really Nice Prison'

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

First lady Michelle Obama shared a laugh with Laura Bush on Tuesday while describing some of the restrictions of White House living. Speaking with...

Obama Shares Thoughts On Visit To Senegal Slave Island

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.27.2013 | Black Voices

GOREE ISLAND, Senegal -- President Barack Obama is calling his visit to a Senegalese island, from which Africans were said to have been shipped across...

Obamas To Confront Ancestry On Senegal Slave Island

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

When Barack and Michelle Obama visit Goree Island, a potent symbol of the slave trade off the Senegalese coast, it will be a moment to reflect not jus...

Michelle Obama And Family Spot Elephant On African Safari

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

MADIKWE GAME RESERVE, South Africa (AP) -- It was an African safari Saturday for Michelle Obama and her family. (Scroll down for photos) The first...

Michelle Obama Arrives In Botswana

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.24.2011 | World

GABORONE, Botswana — Visiting Africa on a goodwill mission, first lady Michelle Obama defended her husband Friday against criticism that he isn'...

Michelle Obama Visits Cape Town Museum In Lieu Of Mandela Prison

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Michelle Obama on Thursday toured a museum that memorializes the forced segregation of a once vibrant and racially mix...

Michelle Obama Meets With Nelson Mandela In Africa

AP/The Huffington Post | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A healthy-looking Nelson Mandela met with Michelle Obama and her daughters on Tuesday, an unexpected encounter between the first ...

First Lady Arrives In South Africa For Solo Tour

Posted 09.19.2011 | World

* Obama's daughters, mother join her on trip * To visit Robben Island prison, Soweto By Jeff Mason JOHANNESBURG, June 20 (Reuters) - U.S. f...

Michelle Obama Hopes To Inspire African Youth On Trip

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

PRETORIA, South Africa -- First lady Michelle Obama embarked on a goodwill visit to sub-Saharan Africa on Monday, a weeklong stay designed to show tha...