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5 Things You Need to Know About the Obamas' Final State Dinner

Just days after an outpour of #ThanksMichelleObama tweets inspired by thank you n Read More »

Glamour Will Celebrate International Day of the Girl With First Lady Michelle Obama

What if you could bring together girls from all over the world to chat about their hopes and dreams, and what they're doing to make them a reality? And what if girls from a hundred other countries could listen in? And what if they would be joined by the First Lady of the United States? Read More »

Michelle Obama and Stephen Colbert Reveal Their One Wish On "The Late Show"

One thing is certain and it's that First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama are exiting the White House office in a memorable way. Read More »

Michelle Obama Opens Up to ESSENCE About What Mattered Most About Her Time in the White House

"I think when it comes to black kids, it means something for them to have spent most of their life seeing the family in the White House look like them," MAKER Michelle Obama told Read More »

Michelle Obama Discusses Discovering Her Independence, Embracing Her Influence, and Shaping the Role of First Lady

As her role as First Lady of the United States winds down, one can only hope Michelle Obama's legacy of being independent, fun, and dedicated to education initiatives will continue on with her predecessor — whether First Lady or F Read More »

Michelle Obama Enlists Missy Elliott, Zendaya, Janelle Monáe, and More for "This Is For My Girls" Song

First Lady Michelle Obama has enlisted a power squad for the song, "This is For My Girls," inspired by the Let Girls Learn initiative and the 62 million girls around the wo Read More »

Meryl Streep and Michelle Obama Are Going to Africa Together

In 2014, President Obama publicly declared his affection for Meryl Streep while presenting her with the Medal for Freedom. Read More »

First Lady Michelle Obama Is Looking for the Next Big Idea and YOU Could Have It

To increase support for the Let Girls Learn campaign, First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama have teamed up with AOL's #BUILTBYGIRLS and Citizen AOL to launch Let Girls Build, a challenge dedicated to addr Read More »

Celebrate College Signing Day With These 5 Inspirational Quotes From FLOTUS

On Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated College Signing Day — a special event hosted by the White House to commemorate high school graduates heading off to college. Read More »

The World Bank Just Made a Huge Investment in the Education of Girls Worldwide

"This Is For My Girls" is not just an anthem — it's a fact. According to a World Bank study, for every year of education a girl in the developing world receives, her lifelong income increases by 18 percent. Read More »

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