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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

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 —…
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…
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…
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…
By Seth Millstein