Michelle Obama for International Womens Day

Former First Lady Michelle celebrated International Women’s Day with a surprise visit to the Cardozo Education campus where she met with 12 female students at a combined middle and high school in Washington, D.C. She had a roundtable discussion with the girls a number of whom are from the school’s international program for recent immigrants. […]

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama opened the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall by ringing a bell from a historic African-American church. The museum is the 19th and the newest of the Smithsonians. The push for the museum began in 1915 with African-American Civil War […]

First Lady in Chicago Speaking on Youth Gun Violence

First lady Michelle Obama made a deeply personal entrance into the gun debate Wednesday by comparing herself to the honor student from her hometown shot to death a week after performing as a majorette in the presidential inaugural parade. As part of a rare foray into a policy debate, Mrs. Obama highlighted the case of […]

Michelle Obama on the Eddie Piolin Radio Show

First Lady Michelle Obama does an interview with radio show host Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo at the Univision Radio building in Glendale, Calif., Oct. 27, 2010. Piolin has one of the top radio shows in the country. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Michelle Obama Promoting Let’s Move & Healthy Food Options in Chicago

First lady Michelle Obama  visits a Walgreens store that sells produce with Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson on October 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The visit was part of the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” initiative, which is designed to promote healthy eating and lifestyles in low-income areas. While visiting the city the first lady also took […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks to High School Students at Georgetown University

First lady Michelle Obama speaks to local high schools students at the Riggs Library of Georgetown University November 8, 2011 in Washington, DC. The first lady delivered remarks and answered questions from students who participated in a day-long “immersion experience” at Georgetown University which included pairing with college mentors, taking campus tours, visiting classes and […]

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