When We All Vote, the non-profit, non-partisan voting initiative started by Michelle Obama, is gearing up for its National Week of Action in a major way: by helping you get registered to vote.
Join The Root and special guests Janelle Monáe and Angela Rye as we partner up with Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote campaign at the campus of Spelman College on Thursday, Sept. 27.
What obstacles have you faced while trying to get ahead in life? That’s the question asked of former first lady Michelle Obama, Kelly Rowland, Nick Cannon, Ciara, Jussie Smollett, Questlove, Keke Palmer and more in Reach Higher’s “Worth It” video, which premiered on Tuesday.
Michelle Obama will be hitting the road this November to promote her highly anticipated new memoir, Becoming. The 10-city book tour will kick off in Obama’s hometown of Chicago, before hitting stops at major cities across the country, including Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Dallas, and Detroit.
“Tonight’s honorees represent our radiance and our royalty … Thank you all for showing the world how bright we shine and how hard we rock,” said Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond, speaking to the audience at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center during the Black Girls Rock! Awards, which aired on BET on Sunday…
During a star-studded celebration of black girlhood and womanhood, our #foreverandeverandeverFLOTUS Michelle Obama premiered a new PSA for her voting initiative, When We All Vote.
Issa Rae is happy—and why shouldn’t she be? She’s the creator and star of a hit show in its third season, in the process of creating several more projects, has a contract with CoverGirl and has quickly become a bona fide fashion star in her own right. (CFDA Awards, anyone?) And now, she’s the star of Glamour…
As part of a major push to bring more black Americans out to the polls this November, rapper and actor Common has joined #ForeverFirstLady Michelle Obama as part of her When We All Vote campaign.
Election day is a little more than two months away, and—as you’re probably well aware—this one is kind of a big deal.
So on Saturday night, Twitter lit up with videos of our favorite uncle, forever President Barack Obama, jamming it out during the D.C. leg of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On the Run II Tour.
Our forever first lady, Michelle LeVaughn Robinson Obama, aka the literal manifestation of black girl magic, and exhibit A-Z of why you should listen to and trust black women, has launched an initiative to encourage the youth to vote. Look at who your president currently is. Voting is important!
What a time to be in Paris.
“It’s a jacket,” Melania Trump’s spokesperson said when the first lady chose to wear a Zara jacket bearing the words, “I really don’t care, do U?” last week. But as former forever first lady Michelle Obama’s former stylist Meredith Koop reminded us last weekend, first ladies never make unconscious fashion statements.
Former First lady Michelle Obama told the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference audience in New Orleans that her upcoming memoir, Becoming, will be a “rehumanization effort” in which she shares the “ordinariness of a very extraordinary story” that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless, …
Father’s Day is here. It’s time to let the love flow in both word and deed in celebration of real men. I’m talking about men who do the work of raising their own biological children and even sometimes, perhaps more significantly, the kids who are not theirs by blood but who belong to them through the power of love. …
After being called out for a collection of racist social media posts echoing the sentiments of noted Twitter political pundit Roseanne Barr, a board member of Alabama’s second-largest school district passionately explained herself by citing Michelle Obama’s unpatriotic hate for America and kneeling NFL players’…
This week, Roseanne Barr—a bona fide racist—was outed, fired and hung out to dry.
Former First lady Michelle Obama unveiled the book cover for her upcoming and highly anticipated memoir, Becoming, on Instagram Thursday, stunning us with the cover photo for the book jacket, which was selected from a photo shoot done earlier this year in Washington, D.C., by renowned portrait photographer Miller…
The haters are always gonna hate, and it seems that some people are really big mad that Netflix linked to Barack and Michelle Obama with a deal to produce original TV shows and movies with the streaming service.
If you have missed getting your fill of common sense and decency since the only first couple that matters left the White House in January 2017, your waiting may soon be over.