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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

Michelle Gives Some High Schoolers A Big Surprise

If you're a Democrat, or a progressive, or hey, just somebody who thought Barack Obama was a pretty good president, these are likely challenging times for you. Donald Trump is now in the White House, and the agenda he's trying to enact is far from fa…
By Chris Tognotti

How Much Did The Obamas Make On Their Book Deal?

The book world has waited with bated breath to learn which of the major publishing houses would win the bidding war for Barack and Michelle Obama's post-presidency books, and now one of the Big Five has come out on top. How much did the Obamas make o…
By Kristian Wilson

This Michelle Obama Photo Is Turning Heads

On Thursday, former First Lady Michelle Obama posted a photo of herself that raised some eyebrows. It depicts Obama and an anonymous white woman talking to each other in a nondescript building, and nothing looks terribly out of the ordinary — except …
By Seth Millstein

Here's What’s In The Thank U Obama Collection

If you're looking to express your gratitude for the United States' 44th president, the Thank U Obama collection is where it's at. Created by designer Joe Freshgoods and modeled by none other than Chance The Rapper, the merch gives a major shout-out t…
By Alexa Tucker

Dear Obama: Thank You For Being Such A Feminist

This is a devastating thing to write, and I say that as a person who isn't even American: We now have to say goodbye to the Obamas, and to the most feminist president that ever held the office of commander in chief. And that's a hard thing to do. It'…
By JR Thorpe

Obama Waves Goodbye To The Country

President Trump. Those are not two words I thought I'd see juxtaposed in my lifetime. Yet Trump's Electoral College victory did translate into a presidency, and on Friday afternoon, he was sworn in as the 45th male president. Adding to the dismay fel…
By Elizabeth Strassner