by Lynette Holloway onMay 19, 2013
The first lady revealed a new look for her commencement speech at Bowie State University: side-swept bangs.
by Zettler Clay onMarch 22, 2013
Citing her poise, grace, intelligence and accomplishments, Clutch magazine's Zettler Clay says that first lady Michelle Obama's presence at the Oval Office may be more impactful than that of her husband.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 14, 2013
This Valentine's Day, there are many more couples to celebrate than the one in the White House.
by Helena Andrews onFebruary 9, 2013
He praises her beauty constantly. Could it be a subtle message to the haters obsessed with her looks?
by Lynette Holloway onJanuary 21, 2013
The president and first lady were treated like veritable rock stars as supporters cheered and waved flags during their stroll from Capitol Hill to the White House.
by Hillary Crosley onNovember 25, 2012
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and guests discuss the first lady's accomplishments and her role.
by Tami Winfrey Harris onSeptember 23, 2012
Tami Winfrey Harris at Clutch Magazine tackles the backlash Michelle Obama received for her use of the phrase "mom-in-chief" in her DNC speech.
September 17, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Congressional Black Caucus head Emanuel Cleaver says of Obama's stance: "Unquestionably, yes."
September 10, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: The Root has exclusively learned that the first lady will speak at the annual Phoenix Awards.
by Jay Smooth onJune 3, 2012
Vlogger Jay Smooth tackles Kelli Goff’s op-ed denouncing the first lady's comments about Beyoncé, claiming there's slut-shaming, poor research and thin arguments afoot.
The former baseball star posted the personal information of a woman he's charged with assaulting.
By pleading the Fifth, the person at the scandal's center didn't quell the uproar.
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