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4 Times Trump Criticized Obama For Things He Also Ended Up Doing As President

When Donald Trump talks about former President Barack Obama, it's rarely in a positive way. It started with Trump's repeated claims that Obama was not actually born in America (he was) and branched out to include jabs at how much he played golf or…
By Caitlin Cruz

Michelle Obama's Powerful Conversation With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is A Must Read

Over 40,000 people attempted to snag a ticket to Michelle Obama and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's conversation at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, a venue with just under 3,000 seats, according to the BBC. Little wonder, then, that the…
By Emily Dixon

Michelle Obama’s Remarks On Fashion Mirrors The Struggles Of All Black Women

After keeping a relatively low profile since exiting the White House in early 2017, Michelle Obama is back in the public eye — at full force. Her new memoir, Becoming — which has been a major news event since it hit stores on Nov. 13 — is shaping…
By Natasha Bruno

Michelle Obama's Book Just Earned This Seriously Impressive Title

A Friday press release from Penguin Random House revealed that Becoming by Michelle Obama is the best-selling book of 2018. The former First Lady's memoir sold more than 2,000,000 units in the U.S. and Canada in the 15 days since its Nov. 13…
By Kristian Wilson

You Won't Believe How Many Copies Of Michelle Obama's Book Sold On Its First Day

It has only been available since Tuesday, but it's already setting the bar for future political titles. Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming, sold more than 725,000 copies on its first day, so it's pretty clear which First Lady knows how to "be best."…
By Kristian Wilson

Barack Obama Called Michelle Into The Oval Office Just Once, At A Heartbreaking Moment

If you ever saw the Obamas together, then you know how close they are as a couple. During their working lives, though, Michelle Obama said in her new memoir Becoming that they tend to stay separate — with some notable exceptions. Barack Obama called…
By Lani Seelinger

Here's What Oprah Is Saying About Michelle Obama's Book

In the biggest piece of book news you will hear today, Oprah Winfrey has picked Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming, for her book club. If you haven't already snagged your copy of Becoming, out this week, you're definitely going to want to grab one…
By Kristian Wilson

Here's Michelle Obama's Response To Whether She Can Relate To Melania Feeling Bullied

The current first lady recently declared herself "one of" the most bullied people in the world, but her most recent predecessor isn't quite buying it. In an interview with NPR, Michelle Obama responded to Melania Trump's claims about being bullied,…
By Seth Millstein

The Little Girl Who Loved Michelle Obama’s Portrait Turned It Into A Halloween Costume

Parker Curry melted the nation's heart when a photo of her standing in awe of the former first lady's official portrait went viral in March, but she didn't stop there. The 3-year-old girl dressed as Michelle Obama's portrait for Halloween, as…
By Lauren Holter

Michelle Obama's #VotingSquad Challenge Has Celebs Stepping Up For The Midterms

In an effort to combat the anemic turnout levels that midterm elections usually produce, Michelle Obama has issued a "voting squad" challenge to Americans, tasking everyone to assemble a team of friends and ensure that all of them are able and ready…
By Seth Millstein

Michelle Obama Is Giving Away Thousands Of Book Tour Tickets

Michelle Obama's book tour for Becoming, her first memoir, out Nov. 13 from Crown, will make 12 stops in 10 cities, beginning with an appearance at Chicago's United Center on the title's release date. Now, Michelle Obama and Live Nation have…
By Kristian Wilson

Michelle Obama's Former Chief Of Staff Has Some Enlightening Thoughts On #MeToo

Nowadays, you often hear the #MeToo movement discussed as something that happened in the past and that isn't still continuing. The second Bill Cosby trial, for example, is often described as having taken place in the "post-MeToo era." In a new essay…
By Lani Seelinger

Tomi Lahren Sent Michelle Obama A Harsh Message Over This Comment

Conservative commentator and Fox News host Tomi Lahren has never shied away from airing criticism of anything related to the Obama administration, and she took issue with the former first lady on Twitter on Monday morning. Lahren told Michelle Obama…
By Lani Seelinger

Michelle Obama Has An Urgent Message For WOC On Voting In The Midterms — VIDEO

For the former first lady, it's pretty simple: Michelle Obama wants women of color to vote. In a powerful one-minute video premiered at the Black Girls Rock award ceremony on Sunday, Obama urged women of color to get to the polls for the 2018…
By Caitlin Cruz

Michelle Obama’s Story About Voting Will Make You Cry As You Run To The Polls

Michelle Obama wants you to know that she lived in a political household well before she moved into the White House. When she tells you to get out there and vote, she's not just saying it because she's the former first lady. Michelle Obama's story…
By Lani Seelinger

Michelle Obama's Birthday Tweet To Barack Will Melt Your Heart

For Barack Obama's 57th birthday on Saturday, former first lady Michelle Obama sent a short and sweet birthday message to him on Twitter. "Happy birthday @BarackObama! The view is always better with you," Michelle's post read. The tweet was…
By Caitlin Cruz

What Michelle Obama Said About Race & Her Time In The White House Will Make You Think

On Friday, former first lady Michelle Obama talked about race and the pressures she and former President Barack Obama faced as the first African-American couple to occupy the White House. Obama was speaking with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla…
By Caitlin Cruz

Some People Are Canceling Their Netflix Accounts Because … Obama

Even at the end of their time in the White House, the Obamas retained a high level of popularity. With that, though, came a high level of animosity from the other side. This animosity seems to have lasted well past the end of President Obama’s…
By Lani Seelinger

Michelle Obama Has A Nickname For Herself That Will Last For Eternity

The Obamas may not occupy the White House anymore, but they seem to get a warm welcome wherever they go — the former first lady in particular. Well, now Michelle Obama has a nickname for herself — and the way people have approved of it so far speaks…
By Lani Seelinger

This Is Why Michelle Obama Won't Run For President — And You'll Probably Agree With Her

She's got experience working in the White House, is a stellar public speaker, and has some of the highest approval ratings in the country. It's not surprise that her name has often been floated as a possible 2020 presidential candidate — but at an…
By Seth Millstein