VIA: Washington Post Michelle Obama on Tuesday called on corporate food giants such as Coca-Cola, General Mills and Kraft Foods to step up efforts to produce more healthful food and then market that, rather than junk food, to children. Speaking at a meeting of the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Tuesday, Obama said she hopes to […]

Our First Lady got a beautiful makeover this past weekend. Michelle Obama glammed it up when she gave music students a preview of the upcoming Governor’s Ball performances.

VIA:  NewsOne.Com Madame Tussauds’ in New York has unveiled a wax figure of Michelle Obama in a one-shouldered white gown inspired by the one she wore to the inaugural ball. The first lady’s likeness joined a wax tuxedo-clad President Barack Obama on Tuesday. His figure was unveiled at the museum last year. In about two […]

VIA:  MSNBC When she moved to the nation’s most prestigious address, Michelle Obama’s husband told her that rough times were ahead. The country was in recession, people were out of work, the political parties were in open warfare — and the man who was going to be blamed for it all was President Barack Obama. […]

Michelle Obama is by far one of the most stylish women in the world. What makes her style so appealing, though, is the accessibility of her look. She tackles the enormous role of First Lady with grace and poise that is both enviable and attainable. Mrs. Obama’s versatile looks do not exclude the everyday woman. […]

Michelle Obama turns 46 years old today, completing her first year as First Lady. Here are 46 things you didn’t know about Michelle Obama.

// WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s capital got in the holiday spirit Sunday night when music legends Neil Diamond and Mary J. Blige performed for President Barack Obama at the annual “Christmas in Washington” concert. The festivities, hosted by comedian George Lopez, took place at the National Building Museum and benefited the Children’s National Medical […]

VIA: Michelle Obama was even more fascinating than her presidential husband in 2009, according to Barbara Walters. Walters named the first lady the year’s most fascinating person, in her one-hour special “Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People,” which aired last night on ABC. “First lady Michelle Obama is shaping up to be more than […]

VIA: USA Today It felt like a memorial service for soldiers killed in battle. Framed portraits of the dead with 13 pairs of combat boots, each with an inverted rifle topped with a helmet lined up in a row on a sunny day. But it wasn’t a battlefield. It was Fort Hood, Texas, home to […]

VIA: The New York Times In 1850, the elderly master of a South Carolina estate took pen in hand and painstakingly divided up his possessions. Among the spinning wheels, scythes, tablecloths and cattle that he bequeathed to his far-flung heirs was a 6-year-old slave girl valued soon afterward at $475. In his will, she is […]