First Lady Michelle Obama Archives

Michelle Obama at virtual DNC: Vote ‘like our lives depend on it’

August 20, 2020

Michelle Obama called Joe Biden a “profoundly decent man” who will “tell the truth and trust science” in her Monday night, August 17, 2020, convention speech, seeking to draw a sharp contrast between President Donald Trump and her husband’s two-term vice president. Mrs. Obama is warning Americans to “vote for Joe Biden like our lives… [Read More]

Spotlight on Michelle Obama

February 20, 2020

Over the years there has been few women of color who have caught the attention of the American public quite like our former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. Unlike previous First Ladies who were mostly seen on the arm of the President during state affairs, Mrs. Obama used her unique position to… [Read More]

Michelle Obama thrills and inspires Milwaukee audience

March 21, 2019

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, former First Lady Michelle Obama took part in an intimate conversion with attendees that was hosted by late night talk show host Conan O’Brien at the Miller High Life Theatre promoting her new book, “Becoming.” Ms. Obama delivered an inspirational message about persistence, self-acceptance and taking the high road, even… [Read More]

Fifteen memorable quotes from the Democratic convention

September 20, 2012

#15 – Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (MO): “Congress is unable to do the work of the American people because too many politicians believe that compromise means capitulation. This must change, because just as bees cannot sting and make honey at the same time, members of Congress cannot simultaneously make passionate enemies and expect political progress.” #14… [Read More]

The undeniable aura of the black First Lady…and black women in general

September 20, 2012

The recent speech delivered by First Lady Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention was a true testament to the tenacity and perseverance of black women. After being dissected by the media and critics for the last four years as being an angry black woman, a militant black woman, and most recently reduced to a… [Read More]