Michelle Obama

First Lady/Lawyer Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is a South Side of Chicago–born, Princeton and Harvard-educated lawyer, associate dean and public servant. But the first thing she'll tell you is that she’s the mom to two girls, Malia and Sasha. As President Barack Obama’s First Lady, Michelle Obama has been praised for her poise, intellect, and style. Her first official initiative is Let's Move! which seeks to tackle the epidemic of childhood obesity.  Mrs. Obama popularity has turned her into a cultural icon and she’s been featured in various publications and talk shows. At the 2013 Academy Awards, she became the first First Lady to present an Oscar when she announced the winner for Best Picture. 

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Topeka Families Would Rather the First Lady Not Speak at Their Graduation

Topeka families say Michelle Obama's presence means loved ones must stay at home.

Michelle Obama: "Splurging Is the Key to Life"

The first lady says exercise keeps her fit and able to indulge in French fries.

Global Leaders Want First Lady to Join Obama on Visits

The international community would like the first lady to accompany President Barack Obama on his travels abroad.

Inside the White House Easter Egg Roll

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcome thousands of children and parents to the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll.

The Second Roll: A Black Easter Tradition in Washington, DC

The history behind the capital's African-American Easter Egg Roll.

Touring 'The Mecca' With Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama and Bow Wow join Chicago students for the first leg of a four-day visit to Howard University.
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