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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 Hayden…
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 second…
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 ev…
By Seth Millstein

You Need To Read The Heart-Wrenching Letter That The Obamas Wrote To Parkland Students

In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month, former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama wrote a letter to the survivors. According to a copy that Mic obtained and pu…
By Chris Tognotti

This Photo Of A Little Girl Dazzled By Michelle Obama's Portrait Will Make Your Day

When her portrait went on display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., the former first lady predicted that it would have an impact on children of color, who don't often "see an image of someone who looks like them hanging on the wall" …
By Seth Millstein

Michelle Obama Has A Message For Everyone Freaking Out About Politics RN

In her first TV interview since leaving the White House over a year ago, Michelle Obama told Ellen DeGeneres that Americans who feel dispirited by the current state of politics should "lead with hope and not fear." The former first lady encouraged vi…
By Seth Millstein

Kelly Clarkson’s "Go High" Is The Michelle Obama-Inspired Anthem That We Need Right Now

Not satisfied with just having the voice of an angel, Kelly Clarkson has apparently decided that she had to have the personality of an angel, too. The singer has released a Michelle Obama-inspired anthem titled "Go High," and it's everything. The tra…
By Alexis Rhiannon

This "Baroque Obama" Meme Is Going Viral Right Now & Twitter Is Being So Over The Top With It

So, hey, did you know that “Baroque Obama” memes are a thing? Until today, I did not. I did not even know what “Baroque Obama” was, although, the name alone, once I had encountered it, gave me a pretty good idea of what to expect: Images of Baroque a…
By Lucia Peters

Obama's 25th Anniversary Message To Michelle Will Fill Your Heart With Joy — VIDEO

Former President Barack Obama is back on the internet this week, not addressing the entire country, but rather one special person that he has spent a big chunk of his life with — yes, it's his wife of 25 years. Obama wished Michelle a happy anniversa…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Michelle Obama Says Female Trump Voters Sabotaged "Their Own Voice"

The former First Lady has largely kept to herself since she and her family left the White House, so her words have seemed to carry more weight when she has spoken out. Recently, Michelle Obama has had something to tell female Trump supporters — namel…
By Lani Seelinger

Michelle Obama Revealed Her Favorite ‘Lemonade’ Song & Twitter Totally Approves

Plenty of people can attest that FLOTUS 44 was the trendiest First Lady to ever step foot in the White House, and she continues to live up to that title. As a longtime enthusiast of pop culture, Michelle Obama revealed her favorite song from Beyoncé'…
By Nina Bradley

Just 25 Wholesome Times You Wished Barack & Michelle Obama Were Your Parents

Even if you didn't agree with everything that Barack Obama accomplished during his presidency, one thing is hard to deny — Barack and Michelle were possibly the most awe-inspiring couple ever to have graced the White House. Sprinkled across those won…
By Lani Seelinger

Michelle Obama's 2017 ESPYs Speech Was So Impactful

The ESPY Awards may be about celebrating sports icons, but Michelle Obama's 2017 ESPYs speech quite powerfully demonstrated why the work of those honored isn't just about athletic feats; It's about triumphs of the human spirit. The former first lady …
By Dana Getz

Michelle Obama Rips Into The Trump Administration Over School Lunch Rules

In May, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue rolled back some of the Obama administration's requirements for school lunches, announcing that public schools will no longer be obligated to meet certain minimum nutritional standards if they receive wav…
By Seth Millstein

Barack Obama Thanks Michelle For Being His Forever First Lady

On Sunday, Barack Obama was honored with the 2017 Profile in Courage award, and what he said about his wife, Michelle, in his acceptance speech will make you miss the times when they were still this country's first couple (even more than you probably…
By Natasha Guzmán

Michelle Obama Has A Great Reason To Stay Out Of Politics

I'll be the first one to admit — it's fun to engage in a little wishful thinking every once in a while. However, there's one dream that we should probably give up altogether, because the beloved former FLOTUS is never going to become a politician. Bu…
By Lani Seelinger

Michelle Obama Can Sit Out This WHCD

It is no secret that a slew of people have bailed on the White House Correspondents' Dinner, including the president himself. In fact, it's hard to keep track of who's still planning on showing up. President Obama and the first lady were popular and …
By Margaret Judson

Here's Barack Photographing Michelle On A Yacht

Since leaving office, President Barack Obama has taken some well-deserved time away from politics, though he has promised that the end of his presidency does not mean the end of his political engagement. Barack and Michelle Obama are on vacation in F…
By Madhuri Sathish

'RHOA's Cynthia Bailey Was Inspired By Michelle Obama

It's not all that often that a reality show can give you relationship advice that you shouldn't run from, but Season 9 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta just might be an exception. Cynthia Bailey's divorce from Peter Thomas has not only been a lesson…
By Alexis Rhiannon