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First Lady’s August Interview with Parade Magazine

Nearly five years after moving into the White House, Michelle Obamacould not look more at home. Posing in the formal Green Room, she appears both relaxed and invigorated, embracing the undefined (and undefinable) roles of Spouse in Chief,Role Model in Chief, and Mom in Chief. But it’s the last one that makes the first lady shine brightest of […]

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2013 Obama-Themed Holiday Gift Guide: President Obama Ebony Magazine Cover Collection

I’m a collector of magazines that featured President Obama and/or First Lady Michelle Obama on their covers. Even before his election, I knew that he would be the one to make history and I wanted to capture it in some way with the intention of being able to share those moments with my children and […]

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First Lady Michelle Obama on the Cover of the April Edition of Vogue Magazine

First Lady Michelle made her second appearance as a Vogue magazine cover girl. Showing off her bangs, wispy layered haircut and toned arms, Mrs. Obama was chic and regal in a blue and plum colored Reed Krakoff dress which is a part of her personal wardrobe. She last appeared on the cover of Vogue’s March 2009 issue […]

Michelle Obama in Time Magazine (2009)

The great-great-granddaughter of slaves now occupies a house built by them, one of the most professionally accomplished First Ladies ever cheerfully chooses to call herself Mom in Chief, and the South Side girl whose motivation often came from defying people who tried to stop her now gets to write her own set of rules. – […]

First Lady Michelle Obama on the Cover of More Magazine

In the issue: What dreams are left for the woman who grew up working class in Chicago, graduated from Princeton and Harvard law and became the first African-American first lady of the United States? Here’s one of them: “To open a secret door for others that hadn’t been opened for me,” by pairing disadvantaged girls with some […]