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Michelle Obama considers the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the current moment

- Posted on September 24, 2020

Michelle shares her thoughts on the loss of the great Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “It makes it plain that we cannot take this election for granted,” she said. “Not now. Not ever.” As the nation continues to mourn the death of Supreme Court Justice and pop culture icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former First Lady Michelle Obama […]

Michelle Obama Says Daughters Sasha and Malia Are ‘No Longer Thrilled’ to Be Social Distancing with Parents

- Posted on September 24, 2020

Michelle did an appearance on Conan and talked about social distancing with her family and how her girls are a bit done with being stuck with mom & dad. Like many families across the United States, the Obamas are feeling the effects of social distancing at home for months during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […]

Michelle Obama Speaks Out About Facing Racism As First Lady

- Posted on August 27, 2020

Elle gives us a highlight from Michelle’s newest Podcast – Episode Five. Michelle Obama spoke candidly about experiencing racism as a Black woman in America, both in and out of the White House, on the latest episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast. On the episode, she also spoke with her longtime pals—Kelly Dibble, Denielle Pemberton-Heard, […]

Michelle Obama Says She Is Dealing With ‘Low-Grade Depression’

- Posted on August 6, 2020

The New York Times did this highlight from Michelle’s most recent podcast and Michelle’s discussing her mental health. In her new podcast, the former first lady connected her experience with the effects of quarantine and news about civil unrest and politics. Michelle Obama said this week that she was experiencing “low-grade depression” and seemed to […]

Listen To Michelle Obama Talk With Barack Obama On Her First Podcast Episode

- Posted on July 29, 2020

Michelle Obama officially released the debut episode of her new podcast and the first guest was none other than her husband, our former president, Barack Obama. The two got together for a lengthy conversation—their first publicized one-on-one talk—all about our relationship to our communities and our country. “Sometimes this relationship might be a source of […]

Time 100: The Most Influential People of 2019

- Posted on April 17, 2019

Time has named Michelle as one of their Time 100 Icons for 2019. MICHELLE OBAMA By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Loving Michelle Obama wasn’t much of a choice. It was something that came naturally, because of how she carried herself. Because she resembled us and was moving in spaces where, as black Americans, we weren’t exactly meant […]

Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Is on Track to Be One of the Best-Selling Memoirs Ever

- Posted on April 2, 2019

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming continues to smash records. When the book was released in November of last year, it sold 725,000 copies on its first day and 2 million copies in North America within two weeks, quickly becoming the best-selling book of 2018. It also broke the record of best first-week sales […]

Hard work brought Michelle Obama success

- Posted on January 14, 2019

I thought that this article by Esther Cepeda for the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier was really well done. You may have heard Michelle Obama’s best-selling book “Becoming” is a well-written and fascinating story of a working-class Chicago girl who overcame obstacles to make it to the White House. I’m not here to say otherwise — I […]

Michelle Obama Ends Hillary Clinton’s Run as Most Admired

- Posted on December 27, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the first time in 17 years, a woman other than Hillary Clinton has been named by Americans as the woman they admire most. Former first lady Michelle Obama, who finished second to Clinton three times and is currently touring to promote her recently released autobiography, won by a significant margin this […]

This is what it looks — and sounds — like when Michelle Obama surprises dozens of Dallas-area students

- Posted on December 19, 2018

Dozens of high school students attending a leadership conference for young women in Dallas had been studying former First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir — but none of them expected to meet her Monday afternoon. The young women were discussing Becoming at the Winspear Opera House, and then she peeked out from behind the curtain. The […]