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Michelle Obama And Bow Wow Pop Up At Howard University

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By April Taylor The Washington Post is reporting that first lady Michelle Obama toured Howard University along with television host and rapper Bow Wow and 37 students from Chicago public high schools.  The school system refers to the college visit that students take annually as, “Escape to the Mecca,” which is supposed to be a play on the fact that Howard University’s nickname, “the Mecca.” On an interesting note, Obama…

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Michelle Obama Host Screening of “The Trip To Bountiful”

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert With February being African American History Month, who better to do the honors of several greats that have set an example, than our First Lady Michelle Obama. The First Lady spoke on Monday at a White House screening of Lifetime Television’s film version of the play “The Trip to Bountiful.” The movie stars Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and KeKe Palmer, who discussed the film after…

So Sad: Monument for Michelle Obama’s Ancestor Knocked Over

So Sad: Monument for Michelle Obama’s Ancestor Knocked Over

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If you think that racism is dead and gone in America, it’s not.  You get a black president and first lady, and it seems that the world has lost its mind.  The Obamas are not perfect politicians, but they have endured some of the worst kinds of hatred that any of us have ever seen.  It’s sad too, since the bigots who hate them don’t even know why they do. …

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More Details on Michelle Obama’s Confrontation with the Heckler

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We all know that the First Lady is a no nonsense type of person, and she definitely proved that to the crowd attending her speech at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Tuesday. Michelle Obama was interrupted by a protester who cried out for equality for gays and lesbians. The outburst took place about 12 minutes into the First Lady’s speech by a woman standing in the front row….

The First Lady Speaks Out for Victims of Gun Violence in Urban Communities

The First Lady Speaks Out for Victims of Gun Violence in Urban Communities

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First Lady Michelle Obama has helped to break the mold by speaking up for the kids in neighborhoods where gun violence is prevalent.  The south side of Chicago is one of those areas, and it’s also where the first lady grew up.   She spoke with CBS this week about the violence situation after visiting  Harper High School students in April in the West Englewood neighborhood, which she said “has…

Michelle Obama Speaks Candidly about Sasha and Malia’s Weight

Michelle Obama Speaks Candidly about Sasha and Malia’s Weight

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First Lady Michelle Obama wants America to be healthy, but she also wants kids to be psychologically healthy.  One thing she considers to be unhealthy is the weight obsession that is drilled into the heads of millions of young girls trying to live up to imagery they see in magazines.   During a Google hangout hosted by Kelly Ripa this week, Mrs. Obama said that when it comes to her…

Police Question 2 Persons Of Interest In Hadiya Pendleton’s Death

Police Question 2 Persons Of Interest In Hadiya Pendleton’s Death

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    Chicago police are questioning two persons of interest in the slaying of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, a day after first lady Michelle Obama attended the funeral for the teenager whose death has become a symbol of escalating violence in Chicago, according to law enforcement sources. The two men, one in his late teens and the other 20, were pulled over near East 67th Street and South Chicago Avenue late…

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Police Take Over Will Smith’s Home to Prepare for Michelle Obama

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On Monday TMZ reported that  it looked like there was some major trouble at Will and Jada Smith’s home when they had a team of L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies all over the house. The team was actually there to make sure that the home was secured for a lunch that is being held for The First Lady, Michelle Obama. On Thursday, Will and Jada, as well as Salma Hayek will…

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The (Ree)lationship Guide: Did the POTUS Forget Michelle Obama???

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by Ree, The (Ree)lationship Guide.   Residents of Ohio cheered as a vibrant and smiling President Obama emerged from the Air Force One aircraft upon landing. The cheers abruptly faded as one spectator asked “Where’s he going?” President Obama charged back into the aircraft and reappeared with a gleaming Michelle Obama on his arm. It appears the President’s excitement caused him to forget to escort his wife from the aircraft….

Michelle Obama to David Letterman: “Don’t Make Me Cry. This Isn’t Oprah” [VIDEO]

Michelle Obama to David Letterman: “Don’t Make Me Cry. This Isn’t Oprah” [VIDEO]

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  NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama says she thought for sure her cover was blown during an undercover visit to Target last year when a woman approached her in the detergent aisle. But the first lady told David Letterman on Monday the woman only wanted help with a package she couldn’t reach. During Obama’s visit to CBS’ “Late Show,” Letterman held up a picture of her after…

First Lady Michelle Obama Leads 14,000 In Dance Celebrating The Let’s Move Campaign!

First Lady Michelle Obama Leads 14,000 In Dance Celebrating The Let’s Move Campaign!

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  It’s official: Michelle Obama can move. She’s danced to promote iCarly, relishes grooving in public at any given opportunity – much to the chagrin of her daughters who, Mrs Obama told CBS, are embarrassed by their mother’s moves – and is no stranger to the stage. The First Lady today once again proved she can shake her thing, leading an entire arena in a dance to celebrate the second…

The First Lady Does Push-Ups With Ellen [VIDEO]

The First Lady Does Push-Ups With Ellen [VIDEO]

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First lady Michelle Obama got a workout on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday. As she’s done in the past, the first lady danced onto the set of the daytime talk show. And when host Ellen DeGeneres challenged her to a contest, Obama dropped and did 25 push-ups as the audience counted along. Afterward, DeGeneres joked, “I thought it wouldn’t be good to show up the first lady so I…

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Nicki Minaj Gets Her Own Limit Edition Barbie

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After all of the colored wigs, ‘Barbie’ chains, creating a nation of ‘Barbz’ and ‘Ken’s’, and the tons of free publicity that Nicki Minaj has provided Mattel with over the past two years, the company has finally developed a partnership with the first lady of Young Money to create her own doll. Nicki Minaj has added the creator of the Barbie brand to her list of business collaborators that include…

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LisaRaye in a Relationship with Mega Pastor Noel Jones

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  According to Madame Noire. It’s hard to separate LisaRaye from her “Player’s Club” stripper image—not that the numerous booty shots she’s had in men’s magazines do anything to help that. But members at the City of Refuge mega church in Gardena, CA, may have to do just that if Sister McCoy is going to become their first lady. Rumor has it that she’s dating the church’s pastor, Noel Jones,…

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

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    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden braved the crowd at a NASCAR racing event by serving as Grand Marshals for the Ford 400 NASCAR race in Florida.  The two were there to support the Joining Forces Initiative, which helps veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. As the first lady yelled “start your engines,” the boos from the crowd were loud and clear.  The boos were especially…