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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BET Wire: Will the House Impeach Obama?

The House will soon vote on suing President Obama; San Antonio voters elected their first African-American mayor; First Lady Michelle Obama is winning the healthy school lunches war; Rep. Michele Bachmann is threatening to run for president again;...

Best Dressed of the Week: Laila Ali Pops in Periwinkle

Plus, must-see looks from Michelle Obama, Keke Palmer and others.

Image of the Day: Michelle Obama Recaptures a Moment in History

Poignant White House photo captures the past and present.

Being Black Abroad: All About Taking Your Education Worldwide

Blacks are in the minority of students studying abroad, but before you take the leap, know what you're getting into.

Malia Obama Is Sweet Sixteen!

Malia Obama is all grown up.

Michelle Obama: African-Americans Owe It to Ancestors to Get Educated

FLOTUS covers Essence magazine and talks about teaching her daughters perseverance and accountability.
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