Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

black love

Celebrating Black Love in the Limelight

Five black power couples that exude the beauty of black love

Although every relationship has its ups and downs, somehow, these couples have managed to tough…

By Selena Hill

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school

Racism and Hatred Have No Place on Our Nation’s School Boards

Buffalo official spews out invective, tarnishing only himself

The Buffalo School Board is to be commended for its swift rejection of Paladino’s hateful…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Thanksgiving

The 2016 Holiday Season: Finding a Balance Between Cynicism and Gratitude

After a year in which the lows have seemed to outnumber the highs, what can we be thankful for?

In 2016, we’ve witnessed gruesome acts of police violence, the deaths of cultural icons, and…

By Jordan Willard

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Nov. 14, 2016

Incidents of racial, gender, and other harassment have been on the uptick since the election…

By Samara Lynn

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Melania

The Real Reason Melania Won, Not Trump

Is Melania Trump the real winner in all of this?

Find out the real reason Donald Trump won the Presidential Election and what Melania Trump…

By Maryann Reid

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I Have A Dream

This Major Foundation Is Partnering with Michelle Obama

What does it look like when children get the support they need?

I Have A Dream Foundation and the first lady’s Better Make Room campaign are partnering…

By Robin White Goode

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millennials

DNC to Use Michelle Obama in Big Media Push for Millennials of Color

Democrats fear losing younger voters come the November election

With just six weeks to go until Election Day, younger voters are shunning the two…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama Scrutinized for Saying White House Was ‘Built by Slaves’

Media sources fact-check the First Lady, questioning the historical accuracy of her statements and, ultimately, her honesty

The opening night of the Democratic National Convention, the First Lady delivered her impactful speech.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chicago Scholars

Two Chicago Scholars Attend White House ‘Beating the Odds’ Summit

Undaunted by the impossible, these students are college-bound

Jordan Turner says, “All the students had truly ‘beaten the odds.'” For some it was…

By Robin White Goode

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White House

The White House ‘Beating the Odds’ Summit

First lady offers advice to students who overcame obstacles to enroll in college

Co-sponsored by the I Have A Dream Foundation, among other college access programs, the event…

By Robin White Goode

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melania

4 FLOTUS Speeches Melania Trump Could Also Plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to…

By Hailey Wallace

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millennials

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama In Her RNC Speech?

Media reports of similar passages to the first lady's address to DNC in 2008

Melania Trump gave an impassioned speech at the opening night of the Republican National Convention.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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michelle obama

Michelle Obama Speaks Candidly About Dealing With Haters

First Lady Michelle Obama discusses trailblazing the path for next generation of women with Oprah

At the United States of Women Summit in Washington D.C., First Lady Michelle Obama sat…

By Kandia Johnson

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Women summit

3 Reasons Why You Should Live Stream the United State of Women Summit on June 14

Livestream #StateofWomen Summit on Tuesday, June 14.

On Tuesday, June 14, the White House is welcoming over 5,000 women to the United State of…

By Kandia Johnson

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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5 of Michelle Obama’s Best Advice Tips to Her Younger Self

Words of wisdom from FLOTUS herself

Best tips of advice First Lady Michelle Obama gives to her younger self.

By Courtney Connley

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Michelle Obama at SXSW

Michelle Obama Discusses “Let Girls Learn” at SXSW 2016

Michelle Obama speaks to SXSW attendees about the importance of educating young women, worldwide

Michelle Obama speaks to SXSW attendees about the importance of education young women, worldwide.

By Samara Lynn

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[Recap] FLOTUS Celebrates International Women’s Day by Contributing to Graffiti Mural

FLOTUS celebrates International Women's Day & Let's Girl Learn anniversary by contributing to Graffiti mural

According to the Whitehouse, FLOTUS viewed murals that were painted live during the event by…

By Kandia Johnson

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Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

By Samara Lynn

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BE_President Obama

Top 4 Moments From Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Best friend Biden, the Osama moment, and The Dress

Republicans have spent the last eight years pushing a narrative that casts President Obama as…

By Hailey Wallace

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