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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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Michelle Obama Releases Rap Video Encouraging Kids to Go to College

"FLOTUS on the track"

Michelle Obama releases music video alongside SNL’s Jay Pharoah to encourage kids to go to…

By Courtney Connley

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First Lady Michelle Obama Gives Honors to After-School Arts Programs

National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards recognize curriculums that increase academic achievement

For many youngsters, after-school programs are an important part of their academic learning. First Lady…

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The First Lady Announces ‘Better Make Room’ Campaign

Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative begins new public awareness promotion

Better Make Room says that students reaching toward higher education deserve attention and support. Through…

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Michelle Obama Calls on Top Female Executives to Support Girls Education

FLOTUS makes it clear that advancing girls education is a life-long commitment of hers

First Lady Michelle Obama urges top female executives to support girls education at Fortune’s Most…

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[WATCH] Michelle Obama Steals the Spotlight at White House State Dinner

Her black Vera Wang dress was the talk of the Internet

FLOTUS steals the spotlight at White House State Dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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#Remembering911: Today Marks 14th Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks

President Obama leads moment of silence, will meet with military service members in afternoon

Today, at the minute of the 9/11 attack in New York City, President Barack Obama…

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[RECAP] FLOTUS and Rapper Wale: Advice for College Students

Michelle Obama told students "Education should be cool again"

As part of FLOTUS 2015 Reach Higher Initiative, students joined Rapper Wale and TV Personality…

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