January 16, 2013
Given the guns-in-schools debate, an ad ponders if it's fair that the president's kids have armed guards.
January 3, 2013
The first family will be spending three days in Honolulu.
November 7, 2012
President Obama and the first family will leave Chicago to head back to the White House.
November 6, 2012
President Obama will speak at a campaign event at McCormick Place, Lakeside Center, in Chicago.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 21, 2012
In today's link roundup: The Mexican earthquake is a reminder of how difficult it is to maintain privacy for Sasha and Malia. Plus: Life sentence for white teen who killed black man.
by Joshua R. Weaver onDecember 28, 2011
The Root Recommends: A new book about the Obama family by New York Times writer Jodi Kantor.
April 25, 2011
This year’s edition of the 133-year-old White House custom included sports, Willow Smith and a presidential kick-off. Watch our exclusive video.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onJanuary 17, 2011
It just so happens that first lady Michelle Obama's big day falls on MLK Day.
July 16, 2010
The Obamas will spend the weekend in Maine.
by Robin Givhan onAugust 21, 2009
Apparently, Michelle Obama. Culture critic Robin Givhan makes a judgment call on the first lady's vacation wear.
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