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November 14, 2022, 3:54 PM

Michelle Obama surprises fans with messages on perseverance: Part 6

The former first lady spoke with young women who shared their stories through letters that, in-part, inspired Obama’s upcoming novel and discussed what she’s learned about finding courage.
November 14, 2022, 3:54 PM
Michelle Obama surprises fans with messages on perseverance: Part 6
November 14, 2022, 3:53 PM

Michelle Obama reflects on what her 2016 remarks mean to her years later: Part 5

The former first lady famously said “when they go low, we go high” in a 2016 speech. Today, Obama told Robin Roberts the remarks still resonate with her during times of fear or negativity.
November 14, 2022, 3:53 PM
Michelle Obama reflects on what her 2016 remarks mean to her years later: Part 5
November 14, 2022, 3:52 PM

A look inside Michelle Obama’s tight-knit inner circle: Part 3

The former first lady joined her mother and friends for a candid kitchen table conversation about marriage, parenting and finding support.
November 14, 2022, 3:52 PM
A look inside Michelle Obama’s tight-knit inner circle: Part 3
November 14, 2022, 3:43 PM

Michelle Obama opens up about family life after the White House: Part 2

Former first lady Michelle Obama said she and former President Barack Obama established a “wonderful routine” and detailed a visit to their daughters Sasha and Malia Obama's apartment in Los Angeles.
November 14, 2022, 3:43 PM
Michelle Obama opens up about family life after the White House: Part 2
November 14, 2022, 3:42 PM

How Michelle Obama's ‘personal toolbox’ helps her through tough times: Part 1

Robin Roberts sat down with Michelle Obama to discuss her new book and what Obama calls her “personal toolbox,” the habits and practices that help her move forward during tough times.
November 14, 2022, 3:42 PM
How Michelle Obama's ‘personal toolbox’ helps her through tough times: Part 1
November 14, 2022, 3:34 PM

Michelle Obama talks how she and Barack view daughters' dating lives

Sasha and Malia Obama were just seven and 10-years-old when their father became President of the United States.
November 14, 2022, 3:34 PM
Michelle Obama talks how she and Barack view daughters' dating lives
November 14, 2022, 1:58 PM

Michelle Obama talks new book release ‘The Light We Carry’

The former first lady spoke to “Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts about her husband, her daughters and her post-White House life in a recent "20/20" special.
November 14, 2022, 1:58 PM
Michelle Obama talks new book release ‘The Light We Carry’
November 14, 2022, 1:21 PM

Michelle Obama’s mom, friends share never-before-told stories about her: Part 4

The women shared a candid and laughter-filled conversation about what they’ve experienced with each other and the importance of connection.
November 14, 2022, 1:21 PM
Michelle Obama’s mom, friends share never-before-told stories about her: Part 4
November 14, 2022, 11:18 AM

Michelle Obama shares moments of self-doubt and the importance of friendships

The former first lady said she's lived with a “fearful mind” for 58 years.
November 14, 2022, 11:18 AM
Michelle Obama shares moments of self-doubt and the importance of friendships
November 14, 2022, 3:56 AM

The story Michelle Obama wrote in elementary school that makes her mom smile today

The former first lady, who said she comes from a family of storytellers, recalled writing an “unraveling mystery” in the fourth grade that became a beloved memory of her mom, Marian Robinson.
November 14, 2022, 3:56 AM
The story Michelle Obama wrote in elementary school that makes her mom smile today
November 14, 2022, 1:20 AM

Michelle Obama opens up in exclusive interview

In an exclusive interview with Robin Roberts, former first lady Michelle Obama is opening up about something she’s long kept hidden.
November 14, 2022, 1:20 AM
Michelle Obama opens up in exclusive interview
November 13, 2022, 11:41 PM

'On Set with 20/20' for a conversation with Michelle Obama

ABC News producers and crew members discussed how they created an environment where Michelle Obama, Robin Roberts and invited guests could share a candid kitchen conversation for a 20/20 special.
November 13, 2022, 11:41 PM
'On Set with 20/20' for a conversation with Michelle Obama
November 13, 2022, 6:38 PM

Preview of Michelle Obama 20/20 primetime special

The former first lady shares the invaluable wisdom she received from her mother while the first family lived in the White House.
November 13, 2022, 6:38 PM
Preview of Michelle Obama 20/20 primetime special
November 12, 2022, 4:18 PM

Michelle Obama speaks about new book, ‘The Light We Carry’

The former first lady shares the meaning behind her famous motto, “when they go low, we go high.”
November 12, 2022, 4:18 PM
Michelle Obama speaks about new book, ‘The Light We Carry’
November 12, 2022, 2:45 PM

Michelle Obama talks new book

The Former First Lady speaks exclusively to Robin Roberts about her new book, discussing everything from the low-grade depression she experienced to her enduring love with former President Obama.
November 12, 2022, 2:45 PM
Michelle Obama talks new book
November 10, 2022, 8:37 PM

Michelle Obama talks family life and new book exclusively with ‘GMA’

Former first lady Michelle Obama sits down with Robin Roberts to talk about her life post-White House, her “adulting” daughters and her new book, “The Light We Carry.”
November 10, 2022, 8:37 PM
Michelle Obama talks family life and new book exclusively with ‘GMA’
November 10, 2022, 2:48 PM

Michelle Obama on post-White House life, seeing her daughters 'adulting' and her new book

The former first lady spoke candidly about her post-White House life.
November 10, 2022, 2:48 PM
Michelle Obama on post-White House life, her daughters 'adulting' and new book
1 month ago

Former President Obama, Michelle Obama in Chicago to vote

Former President Barack Obama is about to hit the campaign trail ahead of the Nov. 8 election, but first he and former first lady Michelle Obama came home to vote
1 month ago
Former President Obama, Michelle Obama in Chicago to vote
2 months ago

Michelle Obama Award will honor student memoir writers

A literary honor has been named for a uniquely successful author: the Michelle Obama Award for Memoir
2 months ago
Michelle Obama Award will honor student memoir writers
2 months ago

Barack and Michelle Obama celebrate 30 years of marriage: 'I won the lottery that day'

The couple shared sweet tributes to each other on social media.
2 months ago
Barack and Michelle Obama celebrate 30 years of marriage
2 months ago

Former first lady Michelle Obama is going on tour for her new book

Obama's new book is titled, "The Light We Carry."
2 months ago
Former first lady Michelle Obama is going on tour for her new book
2 months ago

Michelle Obama announces tour for new book

In an exclusive "GMA" announcement, former first lady Michelle Obama shared she’ll hit the road to mark the release of her upcoming book, "The Light We Carry," which comes out Nov. 15.
2 months ago
Michelle Obama announces tour for new book
3 months ago

Michelle Obama's braids have a big moment during her White House portrait unveiling

Michelle Obama is being celebrated and praised for wearing braids as she attended the unveiling of her and former President Barack Obama's White House portraits.
3 months ago
Michelle Obama's braids have a big moment during her White House portrait unveiling
3 months ago

Obamas return to White House to unveil portraits

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama returned to the White House Wednesday, to unveil their official portraits and introduce the artists behind them.
3 months ago
Obamas return to White House to unveil portraits
3 months ago

Barack and Michelle Obama return to the White House for portrait unveiling

The unveiling was put off under former President Donald Trump and further delayed by COVID-19.
3 months ago
Barack and Michelle Obama return to the White House for portrait unveiling
4 months ago

Michelle Obama wishes Barack Obama a happy birthday: 'You always make me proud'

The former president turned 61 on Thursday.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama wishes Barack Obama a happy birthday: 'You always make me proud'
4 months ago

Michelle Obama announces new book, 'The Light We Carry'

Former first lady Michelle Obama announces her new book, "The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times" set to come out Nov. 15 2022.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama announces new book, 'The Light We Carry'
5 months ago

The Obamas’ production company moving from Spotify to Audible

Their company, Higher Ground, produces podcasts for both the former president and first lady, as well as for Bruce Springsteen.
5 months ago
The Obamas’ production company moving from Spotify to Audible
7 months ago

Michelle Obama's brother and his wife sue children's former school

Michelle Obama's brother, Craig Robinson, and his wife, Kelly Robinson, are suing the University School of Milwaukee after the school expelled their kids.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama's brother and his wife sue children's former school
7 months ago

Michelle Obama's brother, wife speak out on suit against children's former school

Craig and Kelly Robinson allege that a private school in Milwaukee expelled their two young sons after the parents raised concerns about racial and socio-economic bias at the school.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama's brother, wife speak out on suit against children's former school
7 months ago

Michelle Obama shares message for Robin Roberts' 20th anniversary on 'GMA'

The former first lady helped celebrate the milestone with an inspiring message to Roberts and encouraged her to take in the special moment.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama shares message for Robin Roberts' 20th anniversary on 'GMA'
10 months ago

Former first lady Michelle Obama honors Chicago gun violence victim

Obama made sure that the life of a young girl whose life was cut short by gun violence in Chicago was remembered at the Obama Presidential Center.
10 months ago
Former first lady Michelle Obama honors Chicago gun violence victim
1 year ago

Michelle Obama reflects on legacy of Emmett Till murder

The former first lady says story reflects the dilemma for Black families even today.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama reflects on legacy of Emmett Till murder
1 year ago

Michelle Obama and many others remember Betty White

Tributes pour in for legendary actress and TV trailblazer Betty White.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama and many others remember Betty White
1 year ago

1st look at Michelle Obama guest starring on 'Black-ish'

The former first lady will appear on the season 8 premiere on Jan. 4.
1 year ago
1st look at Michelle Obama guest starring on 'Black-ish'
1 year ago

Michelle Obama to guest star on final season of 'Black-ish'

"Black-ish" has booked former First Lady Michelle Obama as a guest star for the show's upcoming final season.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama to guest star on final season of 'Black-ish'
1 year ago

A look at the Obama's new star-studded animated series 'We the People' trailer

Janai Norman reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
1 year ago
A look at the Obama's new star-studded animated series 'We the People' trailer
2 years ago

Michelle Obama launches 'Pass the Love' campaign to donate 1 million meals

Former first lady Michelle Obama launched a new campaign, called "Pass the Love with Waffles and Mochi" with Partnership for a Healthier America.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama announces campaign to donate 1 million meals to families
2 years ago

Michelle Obama sends powerful message for next generation of leaders

The former first lady talks with Robin Roberts in her first interview since the inauguration about a new version of her bestselling memoir, “Becoming,” for young readers.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama sends powerful message for next generation of leaders
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's makeup artist Carl Ray shares hack for keeping lipstick off your face mask

Michelle Obama's makeup artist Carl Ray shared a hack for keeping lipstick from transferring to your face mask.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's makeup artist shares hack for keeping lipstick off your face mask
2 years ago

Michelle Obama to release kids' version of bestselling memoir 'Becoming'

A trade paperback edition of the former first lady's original memoir will also be released.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama to release 'Becoming' edition for kids
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's stylist breaks down her show-stopping inauguration look

The former first lady wore pants and a coat and top by Sergio Hudson.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's stylist shares behind-the-scenes details of her inauguration look
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's inauguration hairstyle goes viral: How to get the look

Hairstylist Yene Damtew breaks down how to get Michelle Obama's inauguration hairstyle.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's inauguration hairstyle goes viral: How to get the look
2 years ago

'They desecrated the center of American government': Michelle Obama

Former first lady Michelle Obama responds to the riot at the Capitol in a blistering statement Thursday.
2 years ago
'They desecrated the center of American government': Michelle Obama
2 years ago

Viola Davis shares next role, playing former first lady Michelle Obama

Janai Norman reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2 years ago
Viola Davis shares next role, playing former first lady Michelle Obama
2 years ago

Michelle Obama urges 'nation's leaders' to respect election outcome: 'This isn't a game'

Former first lady Michelle Obama apparently takes aim at President Donald Trump for refusing to concede, writing in a lengthy Instagram post, "This isn't a game."
2 years ago
Michelle Obama urges 'nation's leaders' to respect election outcome
2 years ago

Michelle Obama slams Trump's coronavirus response in 'closing argument' supporting Biden

Former first lady Michelle Obama slammed President Donald Trump in a video while urging Americans to vote for former Vice President Joe Biden.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama slams Trump's coronavirus response in 'closing argument' for Biden
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reflects on the key to lasting marriage with Barack Obama

On the latest episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast, the former first lady and talk show host Conan O'Brien sat down to discuss all things marriage.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama reflects on the key to lasting marriage with Barack Obama
2 years ago

Black designer behind Michelle Obama's 'VOTE' necklace at the DNC

While delivering a message at the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama wore a "VOTE" necklace designed by ByChari.
2 years ago
Black designer behind Michelle Obama's 'VOTE' necklace at DNC
2 years ago

Michelle Obama gives young people a great reason to vote

Michelle Obama explains importance of voting. "[W]e get the kind of responsive leadership that speaks for our families and our communities," she told Harper's Bazaar.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama gives young people a great reason to vote