by Hillary Crosley onMarch 30, 2012
Michelle Obama will take her Let's Move campaign to NBC's weight-loss reality show.
by Helena Andrews onMarch 29, 2012
Single-Minded: A doctored image shows that black women still hope for a beauty ideal that includes them.
March 28, 2012
The White House has announced that Michelle Obama will speak at North Carolina A&T's commencement.
by Cynthia Gordy onMarch 23, 2012
High-powered mentors give their teenage protégés access, skills -- and a request to pay it forward.
by Joshua R. Weaver onMarch 15, 2012
Michelle Obama entertains state-dinner guests while wearing Marchesa.
March 15, 2012
Professor Charles Ogletree has known Barack and Michelle Obama since their law-school days, but they're far from his only mentees.
March 14, 2012
The first lady will lead the delegation to the Olympics.
March 13, 2012
We wonder who wrote her question about Let's Move and the role of government.
February 22, 2012
Check out footage of the ceremony at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
by Meredith Rizzo onFebruary 10, 2012
First lady Michelle Obama greets a chef.
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