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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Commentary: Three Lessons to Take From Michelle Obama: A Life

The new biography shares a different side of our first lady.

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First Lady Michelle Obama hosts seventh kitchen garden planting.

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Deesha Dyer is the new head of the Social Office.

Isaiah Washington: Michelle Obama Should Run With Hillary Clinton

Actor chimes in on major political announcement.

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Malia sometimes drives herself around Washington.

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The commemorative stamp misquotes the late author.
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