Michelle Obama

First Lady/Lawyer Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is a South Side of Chicago–born, Princeton and Harvard-educated lawyer, associate dean and public servant. But the first thing she'll tell you is that she’s the mom to two girls, Malia and Sasha. As President Barack Obama’s First Lady, Michelle Obama has been praised for her poise, intellect, and style. Her first official initiative is Let's Move! which seeks to tackle the epidemic of childhood obesity.  Mrs. Obama popularity has turned her into a cultural icon and she’s been featured in various publications and talk shows. At the 2013 Academy Awards, she became the first First Lady to present an Oscar when she announced the winner for Best Picture. 

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The Obamas Talk About Their Experiences With Racism

The president and first lady discuss their brushes with racism in People magazine.

First Lady Says PJs May Be on Her Christmas List

Michelle Obama paid a Christmas visit to hospitalized children.

It's Looking a Lot Like Christmas at the White House

Obamas have decked the halls at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Obama Helps Deliver Toys to Marine Corps Drive

The first lady brought "the big elf" to help sort toys.

Official Christmas Tree Arrives at White House

The tree is the first step of several that will be made to turn the White House into a winter wonderland.

Star Gazing: Michelle Obama Honors Young Artists and the Arts

First Lady Michelle Obama presents National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.
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