Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Obama (née Robinson; born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer, university administrator and writer, who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and was the first African-American first lady. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
News about Michelle Obama as she transitions to life outside the White House.
  • Who Is Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump's Spokeswoman and Sarah Sanders's Replacement?
    InStyle

    Who Is Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump's Spokeswoman and Sarah Sanders's Replacement?

    She'll be the press secretary and keep her position with the first lady.

  • Nail Polish Remover and a Disposable Razor Are the Secret to Cleaning White Sneakers
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    Nail Polish Remover and a Disposable Razor Are the Secret to Cleaning White Sneakers

    Find out exactly how to clean white sneakers and make them look brand new again by watching this video and following the simple steps.

  • George and Amal Clooney Hosted Barack and Michelle Obama at Their Humble Italian Abode
    Town & Country

    George and Amal Clooney Hosted Barack and Michelle Obama at Their Humble Italian Abode

    The Clooneys narrowly avoiding a plumbing disaster before the Obamas arrived at their Lake Como villa.

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    Michelle Obama portrait artist unveils mural of Philly teen

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A mural by the artist who painted the official portrait of Michelle Obama was dedicated on Thursday, portraying not a famous face, but a Philadelphia teen who's overcome personal challenges. Amy Sherald might be best known for the painting of the former first lady , but her overall body of work represents everyday lives of black Americans. So it's fitting that the 6-story-tall mural called "Untitled" portrays Najee Spencer-Young, a 19-year-old high school student who has battled bullying and low self-esteem. Sherald told the Philadelphia Inquirer she chose Spencer-Young as the subject after they met in January through a Mural Arts field trip to her studio. The teen was at

  • Reckoning with Autobiography: A Creative Essay on Reclaiming the“I” in Writing.
    Medium

    Reckoning with Autobiography: A Creative Essay on Reclaiming the“I” in Writing.

    The corner of Michelle Obama's Becoming pokes out of my charcoal suede book-bag, collapsed on the wooden bench of a downtown cafe. It's not quite 11 a.m. and sweat is forming on my upper lip like dew on a morning leaf. A fan laboriously circulates the hot air; a wisp of hair stays plastered to my cheek. I've come to write, inspired by the latest chapter in Obama's autobiography. She's just shared how she met Barack; how, at age twenty-five, her geometric philosophy of “checking boxes” and rising above the struggles of her community has collided, beautifully, with Barack's more lawless philanthropic genius and his desire to lift up the people around him, no matter how long it takes. She shares

  • Melania Trump's Top Aide Will Be The New White House Press Secretary
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    Melania Trump's Top Aide Will Be The New White House Press Secretary

    Grisham will become the third person to hold the position since President Donald Trump took office.

  • Inside Barack and Michelle Obama's Summer Getaway With the Clooneys
    E! Online

    Inside Barack and Michelle Obama's Summer Getaway With the Clooneys

    As former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama continued their European vacation over the weekend, the couple was able to spend some time with a few familiar faces. Lo and behold, George Clooney and Amal Clooney happily helped give the couple one very special weekend. News has learned the Obamas arrived Saturday where they had a dinner at George's place where food was prepared by several Italian chefs. On Sunday, there was time to enjoy the pool, lunch in the garden and dinner at Villa D'Este, which is one of George's favorite restaurants.

  • The Obamas hang out with the Clooneys on glamorous Lake Como vacation
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    The Obamas hang out with the Clooneys on glamorous Lake Como vacation

    They left the Oval Office and dove head first into the private sector – and the entertainment industry. Barack and Michelle Obama, who have created their own production company and are in the midst of developing a slate of content for Netflix, were spotted vacationing on Italy's Lake Como last week. Yes, the Lake Como near where George Clooney has a home. The Obamas and the Clooneys were spotted hanging around the Northern Italian resort town on Sunday, June 23. Photos show old pals George and Barack riding on the back of a boat on the lake. More images, obtained by Entertainment Tonight, show the two men, as well as Amal Clooney exiting a boat onto a dock. Michelle Obama and their 20-year-old

  • First lady's spokeswoman will also be White House press secretary, communications director
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    First lady's spokeswoman will also be White House press secretary, communications director

    WASHINGTON — Melania Trump announced Tuesday that Stephanie Grisham, her longtime spokeswoman and confidante, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary. Grisham has been with President Donald Trump since 2015, the year he launched his presidential campaign.

  • Amal Clooney Wore a Dreamy Gucci Dress With the Obamas in Italy
    Who What Wear

    Amal Clooney Wore a Dreamy Gucci Dress With the Obamas in Italy

    See her stunning vacation look.