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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Special Olympics Kicks Off With Michelle Obama

6500 athletes from 165 countries gather for opening ceremony.

Michelle Obama Teams Up With Wale for Education Initiative

The rapper will speak and perform for students at Thursday's Beating the Odds Summit.

Wale and Michelle Obama Reach Higher

DMV rapper gets a pass to the White House for new initiative.

Cousin of Michelle Obama Nominated to Lead Black Jews

A cousin of First Lady Michelle Obama, Rabbi Capers Funnye, of Chicago, was nominated to serve as the first Black chief rabbi, leading a community of Black Jews worldwide.

Michelle Obama Takes Let Girls Learn Initiative to Europe

Daughters Malia and Sasha join FLOTUS for summer tour.

Obama Grieves Passing of Beau Biden

"[He] lived a life that was full; a life that mattered," POTUS says in the wake of VP son's death.
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