First Lady Michelle Obama addresses a gathering at The Arts Center in Fayetteville, N.C., Thursday, March 12, 2009, on her first official trip as First Lady. She also visited nearby Ft. Bragg.
Dallas Post Tribune

Recognizing First Lady Michelle Obama During The Celebration Of Women’s Month

DALLAS POST TRIBUNE — Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American writer, lawyer, and university administrator who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. […read more]

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Books

VIDEO: Michelle Obama talks Marriage and Politics and her Mother Speaks on Adjusting to Life at White House

LOS ANGELES SENTINEL — Michelle Obama says it was never easy being the wife of a driven politician. The demands of campaigning and politics strained their marriage, and they sought help in couples’ therapy. In their first national TV interview together, Gayle King also spoke with Marian Robinson, Obama’s mother, about her eight years in the White House. […read more]

Op-Ed

Michelle Obama’s Real Life Experiences

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   Last month at the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, a historically Black college in Alabama, first lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly about the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome continuing discrimination by staying Read More

Politics

First Lady Responds to School Meal Critics

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll back the guidelines is “unacceptable.” The rules set by Congress and the administration over Read More

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Op-Ed

2016 Dream Ticket: Hillary and Michelle

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The 2016 national elections are not that far away. It is timely and important that we not wait until then to begin having constructive discussions about who should be given the opportunity and responsibility to  succeed President Read More