Michelle Obama

Culture

the magic of michelle obama in conversation with chimamanda ngozi adichie

Journalist and author Yomi Adegoke reports on what went down.
Yomi Adegoke
12.4.18
News

childish gambino’s video stars nicki minaj, travis scott, michelle obama and more

It has divided opinion.
Roisin Lanigan
9.3.18
News

obama is in talks with netflix to produce shows

Yes. A thousand times yes.
Roisin Lanigan
3.9.18
Art

kehinde wiley and amy sherald become first black artists to paint presidential portraits

Kehinde will paint Barack and Amy will paint Michelle.
Roisin Lanigan
10.16.17
News

michelle obama wrote yara shahidi a college recommendation letter

A letter from the former FLOTUS is just icing on the cake for the Black-ish star.
Taylor Ford
3.14.17
Music

how was it for you: some of our favourite musicians' best moments of last year

From Stranger Things to Suicide Squad, Bowie to Brexit, we asked everyone from All Saints to Wretch 32 to talk us through their best - and worst - bits of 2016.
Hattie Collins
1.3.17
News

read barack obama’s essay about being a feminist

The US President pens a personal, political and historical reflection on women’s liberation.
Charlotte Gush
8.5.16
Music

michelle obama and missy elliott carpool karaoke to your favourite feminist anthems

FLOTUS and Missy's charity single gets the carpool karaoke treatment.
Hannah Ongley
7.22.16
Music

the queens of hip hop took over at the vh1 awards

Queen Latifah spoke out about racism, there was a mega Lil’ Kim tribute, and Michelle Obama shared the love for her favourite women in hip hop.
Lula Ososki
7.12.16
News

michelle obama's moving tribute to native american youth

Watch FLOTUS do the commencement address at a New Mexico school for indigenous students.
Rory Satran
6.1.16
News

michelle obama writes for lena dunham's lenny newsletter

Ahead of her talk at SXSW, the First Lady of the United States takes to Lenny to discuss the issue of global girls' education and her Let Girls Learn initiative. Charity single featuring Zendaya, Missy, and Janelle Monae to follow!
Francesca Dunn
3.16.16
Music

​barack’s track of the year is…

Kendrick Lamar’s conscious How Much a Dollar Cost had the President’s ear this year, while Michelle got down to Uptown Funk.
Stuart Brumfitt
12.10.15
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