(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK — ESSENCE Communications, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, today announced that former First Lady Michelle Obama will headline its 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival of Culture in New Orleans, LA, taking place July 4-7, 2019. On the heels of the historic success of her […]

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Happy Birthday to all of our Tuesday, January 17th Babies! First Lady Michelle Obama                                       53 years old Muhammad Ali would have been                             75 years old Betty White                                                                    95 years old Jim Carrey                                                                     55 years old Calvin Harris (DJ)                                                        33 years old Steve Harvey                                                                60 years old Dwyane Wade                                                              […]

First lady Michelle Obama turned her last speech before leaving the White House into a powerful and emotionally stirring message for young people amid growing fears among marginalized communities of President-elect Donald Trump and his cabinet heading to the nation's capital.

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In her final White House interview with Oprah Winfrey, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke in-depth about the racial antipathy in America that led her to being labeled an "angry Black woman."

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  UPDATE:  Oprah Winfrey returned to broadcast television last night and brought the first lady and some 9 million viewers along with her. Michelle Obama Says Goodbye To the White House: An Oprah Winfrey Special drew 9.39 million households and a 1.3 rating in adults 18-49 for CBS, which is well below the ratings highs for […]

Veronica Chambers, editor of a new anthology on Michelle Obama, opens up on our first African American FLOTUS and what her very being means to us—and this country.

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Will history judge Barack Obama as the most successful Commander-in-Chief?

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Allison Samuels, an award-winning journalist and senior writer for The Daily Beast, reflects on what First Lady Michelle Obama's deep complexion says to Blacks—and the world.

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The Obamas are a representation of Black love. Black love as a political act is more than love between two people who happen to be black. It’s a protest in a society—from housing to education to health care to criminal justice—is subsumed in pervasive anti-blackness on many levels.

Since officially entering the White House in 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama appears to be aging backward. Or did she find the fountain of youth?

President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine. Joining the President was American Ballet Theater’s first Black principal dancer, Misty Copeland for a frank discussion on race, gender, body image and much more. TIME’s Maya Rhodan […]