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HBCU Millennials Energized to Vote!
September 14, 2018
Believing in hope and the possibility of change, many historically Black institutions across the nation are taking the reins when it comes to increasing voter awareness and registration among their student body. ... read more »
Music and the Movement: The Lasting Legacy of the Queen of Soul
September 4, 2018
If you could choose one artist to embody the African American experience of the 20th century, it would have to be the incomparable Miss Aretha Franklin. ... read more »
The Los Angeles Sentinel Signs Up to Support Michelle Obama’s #WhenWeAllVote Initiative to Help Register Voters
August 22, 2018
The last to to register to vote in California is October 22. In an effort to encourage civic participation the Los Angeles Sentinel has launched a voter registration drive. ... read more »
Michelle Obama Joins Voter Registration Drive for the Midterms
August 9, 2018
Former First Lady Michelle Obama is featured in a video along with celebrities Tom Hanks, Janelle Monáe, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and Lin-Manuel Miranda to encourage people to register and vote. ... read more »
Former President Barack Obama Spotted at Jay Z and Beyonce Concert and Having Lunch with Joe Biden
July 30, 2018
Former President Barack Obama is making headlines but its not for collusion or obstruction of justice. Rather the former president has been showing off his dance moves at the Jay Z and Beyonce concert and politicking with his former VP Joe Biden. ... read more »
San Bernardino Prosecutor Under Investigation For Offensive Comments About Maxine Waters, Michelle Obama
July 12, 2018
Over the weekend it was revealed that Michael Selyem, a gang prosecutor, made hateful comments about former first lady Michelle Obama and Rep. Maxine Waters. ... read more »
BECOMING by Michelle Obama Set to Release This Fall
June 1, 2018
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. ... read more »
Barack and Michelle Obama sign multi-year deal with Netflix
May 24, 2018
Netflix said the Obamas would make “a diverse mix of content,” potentially including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries or features. ... read more »
Former First Lady Michelle Obama to Participate in the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles 
March 29, 2018
Former First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in the second United State of Women Summit, which will take place in Los Angeles on May 5-6. United State of Women, an independent nonprofit that grew out of the Obama Administration’s Council on Women and Girls, is focused on inspiring women and allies to turn passion into action.  ... read more »
15 Past and Modern Day Female Activists of Our Time 
March 1, 2018
Since the beginning of its inception, women have dedicated their lives to shaping and transforming America into the country we see today. This week, we kick-off the celebration of Women’s History Month by paying homage to a few women of color, who have rallied for change both locally and nationally.  ... read more »
Michelle Obama discusses emotional scars from critics
August 3, 2017
Michelle Obama says breaking the glass ceiling in becoming the first black first lady left a few lasting emotional scars. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (7/20-7/26/17)
July 19, 2017
Notes, quotes, and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Women’s History 3.30.17
March 29, 2017
Although Women’s History Month is coming to an end, Black women’s contributions will continued to be celebrated throughout the year.   ... read more / view gallery »
Michelle Obama Leaves Legacy of Strength, Advocacy, Accomplishment
January 19, 2017
She could simply be remembered as the United States’ first African American first lady and that would be sufficient. Except, Michelle Obama was so much more. ... read more »
Saluting the Greatness of Michelle Obama
January 19, 2017
One of Oprah Winfrey’s favorite sayings is “success is when preparation meets opportunity.” Over the last eight years, we’ve seen the living, breathing embodiment of that motto in our fabulous First Lady, Michelle Obama. Like a NBA baller who shines on the court, Michelle didn’t become the dynamic force we see today without a lot of training and hard work. Michelle prepared for the role of First Lady by first learning street smarts while growing up on the Southside of Chicago. She continued with an education at America’s best Ivy League Schools where she earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton, and a law degree from Harvard. ... read more »
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