Michelle Obama: ‘The blood of Africa runs through my veins’

First lady Michelle Obama embraces her family's African roots in a speech to a group of young Africans and calls for changes in traditional beliefs around the education of women.


Michelle Obama and Laura Bush promote the power of first ladies

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At the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit, the pair talk about the significance of female leadership.

The Obama family enjoys a night out at Fiola Mare

The president didn’t offer up the most enthusiastic endorsement, but we’re sure Fiola Mare is ecstatic.

First ladies Obama and Bush urge African leaders to educate, empower women and girls

Obama used Wednesday’s spousal summit at the US-Africa Leaders Summit to share her personal story about how education affected her life.

Obama: I ‘lose my mind’ around chips and guacamole

Meanwhile, the first lady is trying to cut back on french fries.

Michelle Obama: Now is the time to end homelessness, starting with veterans

She delivered the thought during remarks at the National Conference on Ending Homelessness.


Obamas bike around Martha’s Vineyard

The Obama family, who are vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard, took their bikes for a spin around the island Friday.