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[WATCH] First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Students at Beating the Odds Summit

Students from across the country overcome obstacles to pursue higher ed

First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes more than 130 students at the Beating the Odds Summit,…

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Rapper Wale and FLOTUS Team Up to Promote Higher Education

FLOTUS taps rapper for Reach Higher initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama teams up with rapper Wale for a White House event promoting…

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[WATCH] Michelle Obama Talks the Importance of Healthy Eating at Kids State Dinner

The First Lady recognizes the 55 winning recipes of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, part of her Let's Move initiative

Michelle Obama Gives Remarks at The Annual Kids State Dinner.

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Malia Obama Spotted Interning on Set of HBO’s ‘Girls’

Malia Obama lands a new summer gig

First Daughter, Malia Obama, was spotted interning on the set of HBO’s hit series “Girls”.

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[WATCH] Celebrities Step up to Michelle Obama’s ‘Gimme Five’ Challenge with Healthy Meals

Celebrities share their favorite ingredients for a delicious and simple meal

Celebrities respond to the #GimmeFive Challenge and share their favorite ingredients for a delicious and…

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[RECAP] Michelle Obama Surprises Military Moms-to-Be with Baby Shower

First host surprise baby shower for soon-to-be-moms in Italy

First Lady Michelle Obama host surprise baby shower for soon to be moms in Italy.

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[VIDEO] First Lady Michelle Obama Calls Charleston Shooting ‘Horrifying’

FLOTUS addressed the church massacre while visiting U.S. Troops in Italy

First Lady Michelle Obama, addressed the Charleston, SC church massacre while visiting U.S. Troops in…

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Let Girls Learn: First Lady Michelle Obama in London

Let Girls Learn initiative supports education efforts of women and girls around the globe

First lady Michelle Obama is in London to promote the American-British partnership in support of…

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Michelle Obama Delivers Speech to Chicago High School Students

Michelle Obama's encouraging words to graduates in her hometown

“You embody all of the courage and love, all of the hunger and hope that…

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Gabrielle Jordan Sets the Bar High In Business

Teen author and multi-award winner paves the way for young entrepreneurs

The teen author, speaker, and multi-award winner paves the way for young entrepreneurs.

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Separate and Unequal: Funding of Public HBCUs

Unequal funding, programming work to disenfranchise black colleges and universities

Public HBCUs continue to be unequally funded and under-resourced. Lawsuits old and recent have been…

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8 of the World’s Most Powerful Women You Should Know

Leading black women who made Forbes Most Powerful Women list

A list of leading black women who made Forbes 2015 World’s Most Powerful Women list.

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[WATCH] FLOTUS Michelle Obama Shares Her Intense Workout

First Lady responds to husband, Barak Obama's #GemmeFive Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama responds to President Obama’s #GemmeFive Challenge on Twitter.

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First Lady Speaks to Tuskegee Graduates at Commencement

Urges hard work, resilience and authenticity

First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Tuskegee University’s 2015 graduating class on Saturday, May 9,…

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6 Fool-Proof Career Advancement Tips from Powerful Women

'The success of every single woman is an inspiration for another'

Some the best career advice from some of the world’s most influential women of our…

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My Black is Beautiful: Tatyana Ali and Patrice Yursik Imagine a Future

The actress and blogger aim to empower 1 million girls

Tatyana Ali and Patrice Yursik talk their partnership with My Black is Beautiful’s latest campaign,…

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Beverly Bond Responds to White Girls Rock Hashtag

The DJ defends her movement in a personal essay

After the White Girls Rock controversy, Black Girls Rock founder Beverly Bond responds.

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Black Girls Rock: Cicely Tyson and Michelle Obama Wow Audience with Speeches

The First Lady and award-winning actress rock the house

The 2015 Black Girls Rock! awards aired Sunday on BET. The special program was established…

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First Lady Michelle Obama Sends a Message to Her Younger Self

FLOTUS uses her #DearMe campaign to send advice to her younger self

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a video message to her younger self as part of…

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6 Inspiring Commencement Speeches by Women

Messages do more than just inspire new graduates

At the heart of an amazing commencement speech is the speaker’s ability to captivate an…

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