Michelle Obama

Barack & Michelle Obama Unveil Official Presidential Portraits

Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their official presidential portraits. The portraits were done by Robert McCurdy and Sharon Sprung. Barack… Read More

September 7, 2022

Watch the First Trailer For ‘Civil,’ Netflix’s Documentary About Ben Crump

Civil rights attorney general Ben Crump is the center of forthcoming Netflix documentary Civil, which premieres on June 19. On Juneteenth,… Read More

June 3, 2022

From Surprise Reunions To A New Album: A Timeline Of Yasiin Bey And Talib Kweli’s Black Star

With Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli's new Black Star album finally being released on May 3, here's a timeline of… Read More

May 2, 2022

Viola Davis Sounds Off on ‘The First Lady’ Criticism

Speaking with BBC News, Viola Davis responded to critics that reacted negatively to her portrayal of Michelle Obama in The… Read More

April 26, 2022

Chris Rock Announces His First Stand Up Tour In Five Years

After a five year break, Chris Rock returns to live comedy with his 38-date Ego Death World Tour 2022 beginning April… Read More

February 23, 2022

André Leon Talley Is A Testament To Black Southerners’ Impact On Fashion

André Leon Talley serves as a reminder that fashion wouldn’t be what it is without the contributions of Black Southerners.… Read More

January 24, 2022

Erykah Badu Apologizes for Being a “Terrible Guest” at Barack Obama’s 60th Birthday Party

Unauthorized photos posted by Erykah Badu fueled social media backlash against the Obamas for throwing a party that didn't require… Read More

August 16, 2021

Zaila Avant-garde, the First African American Spelling Bee Champ, is the Coolest 14-Year-Old on the Planet

The Internet fell in love with Zaila Avant-garde after she became the first African American Spelling Bee Champion. "Murraya." This… Read More

July 9, 2021

What Is the 2021 For the People Act? Everything You Need To Know About the Michele Obama-Approved Bill

The Michelle Obama-approved 2021 For the People Act is seeking to overhaul the current voting process in all 43 states.… Read More

March 23, 2021

Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Look Has Gone Viral — Here’s The Team Behind It

Michelle Obama's inauguration look has been a topic of discussion on social media. By now you've probably seen Michelle Obama's… Read More

January 20, 2021

“It Hurts”: Michelle Obama on Lack of Police Presence at MAGA Riots Compared to BLM Protests

Michelle and Barack Obama released statements on Thursday afternoon. On Wednesday, chaos erupted in Washington, D.C. after supporters of Donald… Read More

January 7, 2021

The Fallacy Of “When They Go Low, We Go High”

With Donald Trump's one-term presidency coming to an end, we look at Michelle Obama's "When they go low, we go… Read More

December 18, 2020

“Donald Trump Put My Family in Danger”: Michelle Obama Reflects on 2016 Election

Michelle Obama wrote a lengthy Instagram post about the last election on Instagram. On the eve of the release of… Read More

November 16, 2020

Michelle Obama Shares Voting Playlist ft. Blackstar, The Roots, and More

The former First Lady unveils a soundtrack to take you to and from the booth on Election Day. Michelle Obama… Read More

October 24, 2020

“Yes, It Is Racist”: Michelle Obama Condemns Trump’s Re-Election Campaign

Michelle Obama held Donald Trump to task in a video uploaded to Joe Biden's YouTube page titled, "Michelle Obama's Closing… Read More

October 6, 2020

Barack Obama Memoir ‘A Promised Land’ to Arrive in November

3 million copies of the Barack Obama memoir will be printed in the United States. On Thursday, Penguin Random House… Read More

September 17, 2020