Former First Lady Michelle Obama says new hate crime law will make U.S. “more just.”
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Viola Davis is an uncanny Michelle Obama in the new trailer for Showtime’s series, ‘First Lady.’
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Penguin Random House will be publishing the young reader version and a trade paperback version of the book.
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama says their is a double standard on how police handle black/brown protestors and white protestors.
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama delivers blistering attack against President Trump in first night of DNC
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Her podcast is the first title in the ongoing collaboration between Spotify and Higher Ground, a production company founded by Barack and Michelle Obama. Last year, the duo partnered with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.
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“My hope is that this series can be a place to explore meaningful topics together and sort through so many of the questions we’re all trying to answer in our own lives,” Obama said in a statement.
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Michelle Obama has been reading midday Monday for the past several weeks in support of families with small children at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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But even if she is able to let her hair down a little, there is a polish that comes with being a public figure for so long that means that she probably won’t ever be able to truly relax, especially when a camera is around.
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A documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled “Becoming” will premiere on Netflix next week, the streaming company announced Monday.
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“Putting people in that position is unacceptable, especially when leaders like us don’t have to do that,” Michelle Obama told more than 21,000 supporters who joined a virtual When We All Vote event Monday night. She and Barack Obama have voted by mail in every election in the past decade, she said.
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“Mondays with Michelle Obama” is part of the PBS KIDS Read-Along series, and will continue through May 11.
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Oprah tweeted that it was the “best party of 1 and 100K I’ve ever been to.” Smith expressed a similar sentiment.
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This will be the first appearance of former first lady, Michelle Obama on TV
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“We are gonna shine a light on you and the work that’s going on here … so that there are people around the world, who understand that when you educate a girl, you’ll give them power and a voice and an opportunity to improve their lives and the lives of their families and the lives of their communities,” Obama said.
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Past winners include The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton.
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“Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” will also include guest appearances from Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Johnson, Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kate Hudson.
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This afternoons event will be held at Politics and Proses at 5015 Connecticut Avenue in Northwest at 6 p.m. Ticket for this highly anticipated event sold out quickly.
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Obama writes that she hopes the journal will encourage people to write down their “experiences, thoughts, and feelings, in all their imperfections, and without judgment.”
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Though she presented her first collection in 1985, Toledo’s work grabbed attention after Obama wore some of her looks at the inauguration, including the lemon grass shift dress in wool and lace. Obama had been a fan of Toledo before donning the famous outfit.
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Former President Barack Obama and his wife launched their own production company in 2018, and have announced deals with Netflix and Spotify.
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10 to 20 percent of students who choose to go to college never make it. One of the top reason, fiances. The numbers jump to 40 percent in other communities.
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New School Won’t Be Named After Michelle Obama
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Montgomery Co. School leaders consider name a school after Michelle Obama
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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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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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“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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Puppy love is in the air! Sasha Obama and actor Clifton Powell’s son Clifton Powell Jr.
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“In the book, I’ve also tried to give readers a sense of the personal journey that Michelle and I went through during those years, with all the incredible highs and lows. And finally, at a time when America is going through such enormous upheaval, the book offers some of my broader thoughts on how we can heal the divisions in our country going forward and make our democracy work for everybody — a task that won’t depend on any single president, but on all of us as engaged citizens.”
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The former president’s memoir will be released November 17th.
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“This administration has shown it will tear our democracy down if that’s what it takes to win,” Obama said in unflinching remarks on the third night of the Democratic convention. He spoke from Philadelphia, where the United States Constitution was drafted and signed.
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In Obama, Dems see a bridge between Biden and young voters
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“When a Chinese billionaire re-opens a factory and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans, early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.”
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Other choices are “MOOD 4 EVA,” the “Lion King” song with Beyonce and Jay-Z among other artists; and such oldies as Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl” and Dobie Gray’s “Drift Away.”
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Filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert said they learned of the Obamas’ interest after “American Factory” was shown at the Sundance film festival and they were pitching the film to Netflix. They were told the Obamas had screened it days earlier.
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“Toni Morrison was a national treasure. Her writing was not just beautiful but meaningful — a challenge to our conscience and a call to greater empathy. She was as good a storyteller, as captivating, in person as she was on the page. And so even as Michelle and I mourn her loss and send our warmest sympathies to her family and friends, we know that her stories — that our stories — will always be with us, and with those who come after, and on and on, for all time.” — former President Barack Obama, via Twitter.
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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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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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“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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Michelle Obama highlighted Beyoncé’s commitment to the Black community before presenting her with the humanitarian award, saying: “You can see it in everything she does, from her music that gives voice to Black joy and Black pain, to her activism that demands justice for Black lives.”
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