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June 29, 2020, 4:37 PM

Michelle Obama, Beyonce steal the show at BET Awards

The former first lady presented Beyonce with the Humanitarian Award in a show that was dominated by calls for social justice.
June 29, 2020, 4:37 PM
Michelle Obama, Beyonce steal the show at BET Awards
June 26, 2020, 6:16 PM

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.
June 26, 2020, 6:16 PM
Michelle Obama gives young people a great reason to vote
June 17, 2020, 8:20 PM

The Roots partner with Michelle Obama for When We All Vote virtual festival

The Roots are teaming up with former first lady Michelle Obama for a different type of Roots picnic.
June 17, 2020, 8:20 PM
The Roots partner with Michelle Obama for When We All Vote virtual festival
2 months ago

Malia, Sasha Obama make rare appearance in mom's new documentary

"You're so good, I love you too much," says Malia.
2 months ago
Malia, Sasha Obama make rare appearance in mom's new documentary
2 months ago

Review: Michelle Obama, unplugged (kinda) in ‘Becoming’ doc

In the new Netflix documentary “Becoming,” audiences get a behind-the-scenes look at Michelle Obama's 2018 book tour and a glimpse into her life after the White House
2 months ago
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Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to premiere on Netflix

Netflix says a documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled “Becoming” will premiere on its streaming service next week
2 months ago
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Michelle Obama holds virtual storytime for kids every Monday

Former first lady Michelle Obama will read children's books online for the next four Mondays at noon ET amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 months ago
Michelle Obama holds virtual storytime for kids every Monday
3 months ago

Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020

A voter initiative led by Michelle Obama has come out in support of making it easier for people to register to vote and cast ballots during the coronavirus pandemic
3 months ago
Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020
3 months ago

Michelle Obama reveals how she's keeping busy amid the coronavirus outbreak

The former first lady spoke to Ellen DeGeneres about how she and husband Barack are "doing a lot of Netflix and chilling."
3 months ago
Michelle Obama reveals how she's keeping busy amid the coronavirus outbreak
4 months ago

Michelle Obama, Laverne Cox, Viola Davis and more support 4-year-old who called herself ugly

Celebrities are sending support and words of encouragement for a young girl who called herself ugly in a video that has since gone viral.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama and more celebs send support for 4-year-old who called herself ugly
4 months ago

Michelle Obama to host voter participation rally in Detroit

Former first lady Michelle Obama plans to host a rally in Detroit later this month for a nonpartisan, nonprofit voter advocacy organization she co-chairs
4 months ago
Michelle Obama to host voter participation rally in Detroit
5 months ago

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars

They spoke to fans on stage typically reserved for pop, rap and basketball stars
5 months ago
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Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in upcoming 'First Ladies' series

The actress confirmed the news in an Instagram post, writing, "Sooo proud!!! Honoring and elevating these powerful, worthy Queens with respect."
5 months ago
Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in upcoming series
5 months ago

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for ‘Becoming’

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
5 months ago
Michelle Obama wins Grammy for ‘Becoming’
5 months ago

Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for audio version of memoir

The former first lady won a Grammy in the best spoken word category for the audio version of her best-selling memoir "Becoming."
5 months ago
Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for audio version of memoir
5 months ago

Michelle Obama's workout playlist features Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B and more

Former first lady Michelle Obama shared her workout playlist, which features hits from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B, Alicia Keys, Sam Smith and more.
5 months ago
Michelle Obama's workout playlist features Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B and more
6 months ago

Michelle Obama gets sweet happy birthday message from Barack Obama

The former first lady is celebrating her 56th birthday.
6 months ago
Barack Obama shares candid photos to mark Michelle Obama's 56th birthday
6 months ago

Michelle Obama repeats as 'most admired woman' in Gallup's 2019 poll

Obama bested current first lady Melania Trump in Gallup's annual poll.
6 months ago
Michelle Obama named 'most admired woman' in new Gallup poll
7 months ago

Michelle Obama promotes girls education in Vietnam school

Former first lady spoke to students at a school in southern Vietnam.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Watch Michelle Obama and Ellen perform duet about her new journal

Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres just pulled off a hilarious duet to promote the former FLOTUS' new project.
7 months ago
Watch Michelle Obama and Ellen perform duet about her new journal
7 months ago

Michelle Obama honors Lin-Manuel Miranda in a stunning yellow corseted dress

Michelle Obama wore a dazzling yellow corset to honor Lin-Manuel Miranda at the 2019 American Portrait Gala.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama honors Lin-Manuel Miranda in a stunning yellow corseted dress
8 months ago

More celebs join Michelle Obama's voter outreach drive

Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote
8 months ago
More celebs join Michelle Obama's voter outreach drive
8 months ago

Twitter loves Michelle Obama's natural curls at Obama Foundation Summit

Many people are loving Michelle Obama's natural curls worn at the Obama Foundation Summit.
8 months ago
Twitter loves Michelle Obama's natural curls at Obama Foundation Summit
9 months ago

Michelle Obama releasing journal to pair with memoir 'Becoming'

Michelle Obama is releasing a guided journal you can write in that will pair with her memoir, "Becoming."
9 months ago
Michelle Obama releasing journal for you to pair with her memoir
9 months ago

Michelle Obama says Malia and Sasha are 'thriving,' thanks to Jenna and Barbara Bush and Chelsea Clinton who 'always had their backs'

Obama writes about her family and her time in the White House in her new memoir, "Becoming."
9 months ago
Michelle Obama thanks Bush sisters, Chelsea Clinton for defending Malia and Sasha
10 months ago

Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in new television series

The actress will star as the former first lady in a new anthology series called "First Ladies," which Davis is also set to executive produce.
10 months ago
Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in new television series
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's advice for 1st-gen students

Michelle Obama hosted her annual Beating the Odds Summit at Howard University.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's advice for 1st-gen students
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's advice to 1st-gen college students: 'You are faster, quicker, smarter, sharper'

Michelle Obama hosted her annual Beating the Odds Summit at Howard University.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama shares mental health advice for 1st-gen college students
1 year ago

Michelle Obama named 2019's most admired woman in the world in new poll

Former first lady Michelle Obama was named 2019's most admired woman in a poll.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama named 2019's most admired woman in the world in new poll
1 year ago

Michelle Obama takes apparent shot at Donald Trump on Twitter over Ilhan Omar attacks

The former first lady did not specifically refer to the president.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama takes apparent shot at Donald Trump over 'Squad' attacks
1 year ago

Michelle Obama rocks blonde ombre natural curls at 2019 Essence Music Festival

Michelle Obama wore her hair in blonde ombre natural curls at 2019's Essence Music Festival.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama rocks blonde ombre curls at the 2019 Essence Music Festival
1 year ago

Michelle Obama won't comment on Biden apology, holds off on endorsement at Essence Festival

Former first lady Michelle Obama got a rock star's welcome at the Essence Festival on Saturday, but she deflected questions about the 2020 presidential race.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama won't comment on Biden apology, holds off on any endorsement
1 year ago

Michelle Obama shares sweetest tribute to 'Sesame Street'

The former first lady celebrated the legendary's show 50th anniversary.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama shares sweetest tribute to 'Sesame Street'
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' could be 'most successful memoir in history,' publisher says

Around 10 million copies of "Becoming" have been sold.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' could be 'most successful memoir in history': Publisher
1 year ago

Michelle Obama answers self-care and parenting questions in candid Q&A

The former first lady took to Instagram to share what she's learned.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama answers self-care and parenting questions in candid Q&A
1 year ago

Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud

A West Virginia woman who grabbed national headlines in 2016 for calling then-first lady Michelle Obama an "ape" has pleaded guilty to embezzling $18,000 in federal aid.
1 year ago
Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud
2 years ago

Michelle Obama has ended Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as 'most admired woman,' according to Gallup

Hillary Clinton recently moved back into private life after a long career, while fellow former first lady Michelle Obama stepped into a new role promoting her new memoir.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as 'most admired woman': Gallup
2 years ago

Michelle Obama dances in surprise visit with Santa

The former first lady made a surprise visit to Children's Hospital Colorado, where a child taught her the Fortnite "Orange Justice" dance.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama dances in surprise visit with Santa
2 years ago

Michelle Obama does the Fortnite 'Orange Justice' dance with Santa

The former first lady made a surprise visit to Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama shows off her dance moves with Santa Claus
2 years ago

A blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment between George W. Bush and Michelle Obama at his dad's funeral

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Michelle Obama shared a handshake and special moment at his father's funeral.
2 years ago
A blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment between Bush and Michelle Obama at funeral
2 years ago

Michelle Obama visits Union Square Barnes & Noble in New York City

Obama's book, "Becoming," is already a best-seller.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama visits Union Square Barnes & Noble in New York City
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' sells 2 million copies in 15 days to become bestselling book of 2018, publisher says

The former first lady opened up about her marriage and miscarriages in the book.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' the bestselling book of 2018: Publisher
2 years ago

Michelle Obama says her brother is still their mother's favorite, shares her post-White House bucket list

The former first lady's memoir, "Becoming," was released on Nov. 13.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama says her brother is still their mother's favorite
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming': Women applaud her decision to share miscarriage trauma

Miscarriage is “lonely, painful, and demoralizing,” Obama wrote in her book.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's memoir highlights long-time scars of miscarriage
2 years ago
Michelle Obama opens up about miscarriage, IVF and Donald Trump in her new memoir
2 years ago

Michelle Obama on why she'll never forgive Trump, in her own words: Exclusive audio from memoir 'Becoming'

Michelle Obama says in her own words from her memoir she feared for her family's safety as Donald Trump and others questioned Barack Obama's birth certificate.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama on why she'll never forgive Trump: Exclusive audio from memoir
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reflects on being the first black first lady and her reaction to Donald Trump winning the presidency

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks about past fertility and marital struggles, and her profound anger at President Donald Trump in her memoir, "Becoming."
2 years ago
Michelle Obama on her legacy and her reaction to Donald Trump winning the presidency
2 years ago

Michelle Obama on whether she thought her husband could win; bruising campaign to the White House

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts on a range of topics in exclusive interview.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama on the bruising campaign to the White House
2 years ago

Michelle Obama shares lesson she's learned during her 26-year marriage: 'My happiness was up to me'

Michelle Obama delves into her marriage in her new memoir "Becoming."
2 years ago
Michelle Obama on what she wants others to know about her marriage: 'We work on' it
2 years ago

5 takeaways from Michelle Obama's exclusive interview with Robin Roberts

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts for an ABC News special.
2 years ago
5 takeaways from Michelle Obama's exclusive interview with Robin Roberts