FLOTUS Michelle Obama

President Barack Obama is giving back to the community that molded him. In a video released early Tuesday morning, he and first lady Michelle Obama announced that his presidential library and museum will be built on the South Side of Chicago. “All the strands of my life came together and I really became a man […]

  First Lady Michelle Obama stood on the stage at Tuskegee University and told her truth. In a passionate and candid speech, the First Lady told a 2015 graduating class at Tuskegee University how she overcame her own personal insecurities and sleepless nights after she was mocked by the media and conservatives who took deliberate […]

  Lots of women dream of having sexy, toned arms and shoulders, but shy away from lifting weights out of fear of looking too bulky and masculine. It’s no wonder why so many of us look to First Lady Michelle Obama for our daily fitspiration. Her arms (or should I say “guns”?) and shoulders have […]

Back before she became Michelle Obama, the First Lady trying to get kids to eat their vegetables, she was Michelle Robinson, a young, ambitious lawyer in Chicago. Tika Sumpter, whom you might recognize from Get On Up or Gossip Girl (never forget), will play Michelle Obama in Southside With You, a Before Sunset–style rendition of […]

  Just give Michelle Obama some of that old-time religious music. The first lady endorsed gospel music — big time — at the White House Tuesday, calling it a link to God and a “ray of hope.” Obama spoke at a History of Gospel Music interactive workshop for students from around the country, her customary […]

  Years ago, Michelle Obama’s mother, Marian Robinson, wasn’t quite sure at first about that Barack guy her daughter was dating. Fortunately though, she came around, though she admitted in an interview during Barack’s 2004 Senate campaign, she wasn’t sure if his being biracial would pose a problem for her daughter. She did say that […]

 Michelle Obama has the power to have paparazzi pictures of her daughter wiped from photo agencies, but there’s not much she can do about social media. The first lady took her daughters Sasha and Malia out to Chicago to take in Jay Z and Beyonce‘s On The Run Tour, and some fans couldn’t resist snapping […]

If you’re feeling down and are in need of a pep talk, Michelle Obama’s got you covered. Teaming up with Seventeen magazine’s Girl Power campaign, the first lady of the United States provides a little dose of inspiration, sharing what “power” means to her — and how every young girl can harness it to take on […]

Elmo wore a tie — and Rosita broke out the pearls — for their trip to the White House Wednesday. They were there to meet with First Lady Michelle Obama and announce a new marketing program to promote fresh fruits and vegetables with Sesame Street and Muppet characters, designed to counter the marketing of less-healthy […]

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrives for a luncheon hosting first ladies at the Studio Museum in Harlem September 24, 2013 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. *First President Obama had to scrap his scheduled Sept. 9 appearance at the home of “Friends” co-creator Marta Kauffman because of the possibility of military action in Syria. Now Michelle Obama will […]

  Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at the Oscars, opening the envelope that contained the name of the Best Picture winner, “Argo.” Appearing via streaming video from the White House, Mrs. Obama said all of the nominees demonstrated that “we can overcome any obstacle.” She said that message is “especially important for our young […]

  Michelle Obama has proven her fashion savvy time and again since she was introduced as first lady in a lemongrass-yellow sheath and coat by Isabel Toledo on Inauguration Day 2009 — so much so that we don’t discuss it nearly as much as we used to. Four years ago, there was a daily barrage […]