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 new video stars kanye west and michelle obama

The animated visual has divided opinion.
Roisin Lanigan
9.3.18
Culture

'there are more beautiful things than beyonce,' according to poet morgan parker

Her pop-inflected poems will inspire you to get rid of your old volume of Robert Frost.
Mathias Rosenzweig
3.14.17
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
3.13.17
Think Pieces

why snapchat is the techno-social expression of the female gaze

Is an ephemeral platform known for silly selfies and kawaii filters capable of helping women reclaim their powers of expression?
Mattie Kahn
8.26.16
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
Culture

i-D's top 5 moments of the 2016 democratic national convention

From one transgender woman's history-making address to nine Mothers of the Movement highlighting the need to protect black lives, this week's DNC in Philadelphia was full of emotional mic-drop moments.
Hannah Ongley
7.29.16
News

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

FLOTUS and Missy's charity single "This Is For My Girls" gets the carpool karaoke treatment.
Hannah Ongley
7.21.16
News

#loudblackgirls are taking over twitter and reclaiming a racist stereotype

Black women on Twitter are flipping the script on a discriminatory hashtag and asserting their right to their own voices and volume.
Blair Cannon
7.19.16
Music

the queens of rap took over at vh1's hip hop honors awards

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

what it's really like to be a native american teen today

Emanuel Vigil, the Jicarilla Apache teen who introduced Michelle Obama at the Santa Fe Indian School commencement, on the complexities of indigenous life.
Emanuel Vigil
7.7.16
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
5.31.16
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