With the arrival of summertime, the White House is gearing up for that annual political ritual—the criticism of the Obamas for taking an extended family vacation with their daughters. According to a report in the Boston Globe, it looks like Martha’s Vineyard will again be on the Obama itinerary, as the first family is reportedly [...]
The first lady went to Bowie State and addressed the graduating class. Her speech was a mix of Black history and a salute to the graduates. There was also this: ”But today, more than 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, more than 50 years after the end of ‘separate but equal,’ when it comes to getting [...]
Chicago’s wave of murderous gun violence continued over the weekend, as five people were killed and at least 18 wounded in shootings in the nation’s third-largest city. Chicago has grabbed the national headlines over the past year as the violence has seemed so senseless and random. In one notable instance, 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was killed [...]
Jon Stewart kicked off The Daily Show Monday night by looking at some of the more troubling aspects of President Obama‘s difficult weekend. From his unfortunate remarks about California Attorney General Kamala Harris to his wife referring to herself as a single mother, now is not the best time to be the president.
First Lady Michelle Obama sent the Internet buzzing when, during an interview with CBS affiliate WCAX, she slipped up and referred to herself as a “busy single mother.” Catching the flub immediately, she corrected herself, noting that being married to the president can sometimes feel as though she’s a single mom.
During a private screening event for 42, a biopic detailing the life of Jackie Robinson, first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday told an audience of students that watching the depiction of racism in the tale of baseball’s integration was upsetting. The first lady and President Barack Obama viewed the movie over the weekend, and she said [...]
Spring has finally arrived in Washington, as the first family helped remind everyone with their colorful clothes for the last two days of Easter rituals. First lady Michelle Obama transitioned smartly from a Prabal Gurung charcoal brush-painted silk twill gazar dress and coat for Easter Sunday service, to a casual-but-chic striped jacket over colorfully patterned [...]
Two men charged with the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton a mile from President Obama’s home in Chicago entered pleas of not guilty to multiple counts of first-degree murder Thursday. Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, were arrested last month on the day of Pendleton’s funeral. Police believe the pair were looking for [...]
Michelle Obama will be one of Vogue magazine’s cover girls (again) shortly. The first lady will promote her healthy lifestyle and get-fit agenda in Vogue’s “Shape” issue, which celebrates the beauty and well-being of women’s bodies every April. While the popular women’s magazine could have tapped almost any celebrity or celebrity trainer to cover their [...]
The FBI and Los Angeles Police Department are investigating hackers who posted the personal information of more than a dozen government officials and celebrities including first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, rap entrepreneur Jay-Z and TV personality Kim Kardashian. Information including social security numbers, personal phone numbers and credit reports were posted to [...]