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No Michelle Obama Name for Montgomery County School

New School Won’t Be Named After Michelle Obama

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Michelle Obama Elementary, Locally It’s Possible

Montgomery Co. School leaders consider name a school after Michelle Obama

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Michelle Obama’s Memoir ‘Becoming’ Sells 10 Million Copies

Obama has sold out multiple arenas for her international book tour. She has been interviewed onstage by Oprah Winfrey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Reese Witherspoon and former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, and many others.

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Michelle Obama’s Grammy Appearance Did Not Impress Mom

The former first lady took to Instagram Wednesday to share a text exchange with mom Marian Robinson. Obama had received a standing ovation opening Sunday’s awards show with Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith.

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Kicked Off In Chicago; Oprah Moderated Conversation

“Becoming” describes Obama’s upbringing on Chicago’s South Side and her transition to college at Princeton University. As she does in her book, she recounted Tuesday being raised in a family that struggled economically — but with parents who encouraged her to be successful.

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Obamas To Produce Exclusive Podcasts For Spotify

The Obamas launched Higher Ground in 2018 with an initial partnership with Netflix. The idea was to raise new, diverse voices in the entertainment industry. The Spotify partnership seeks to expand the conversation.

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Barack Obama’s Book Not Expected To Be Released In 2019

The former president and his wife, Michelle Obama, signed lucrative book deals in 2017. Mrs. Obama’s book was released last year and quickly became one of the most popular political memoirs in history, with more than 10 million copies sold worldwide.

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Obamas Unveil Slate Of Series, Documentaries For Netflix

“We love this slate because it spans so many different interests and experiences, yet it’s all woven together with stories that are relevant to our daily lives,” Michelle Obama said. “We think there’s something here for everyone — moms and dads, curious kids, and anyone simply looking for an engaging, uplifting watch at the end of a busy day.”

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Essence Fest Marks 25 Years Of Celebrating Black Culture

The festival is July 5-7 and has two parts: daytime activities and panel discussions mainly held at the convention center and nighttime music and concerts at the Superdome.

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Missy Elliott, In Tears, Gets Inducted Into Songwriters Hall

“Missy, I want to thank you for all of your trailblazing ways,” Obama said in a taped video that aired during the event. “Thank you not for just sharing your gift with the world, but for being an advocate for so many people out there, especially young girls who are still figuring out how to make their voices heard.”

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