Category Archives: Education

First Lady Michelle Obama | Jackson State University 2016 Commencement Address

THE WORLD HAD BETTER BE READY FOR YOU, BECAUSE HERE YA’LL COME! FLOTUS: As I’ve walked this journey w/Barack I’ve gotten pretty good look at what it means to rise above the fray. pic.twitter.com/elwYPR8OdU — FLOTUSnews (@FLOTUSnews) April 23, 2016 … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Our FLOTUS Was Never Playing With You About Our Children’s Health

I don’t like Tiger Beat on the Potomac, but once in a blue moon, they actually do some reporting. This story is about the origins of Let’s Move. Our FLOTUS was always serious. Our FLOTUS was never playing with you. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 12-year-old Chicago activist Asean Johnson endorses Bernie Sanders

12-year-old Chicago activist Asean Johnson explains to Joy Reid why he’s putting his support behind Bernie Sanders

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First Lady Michelle Obama Remarks on International Women’s Day

What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day has been held on 8 March every year since 1913, and has been recognized by the United Nations since 1975. The UN says it’s a time to reflect on progress made, to … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread : Essence Mitchell recognized for perfect attendance from kindergarten through high school

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A Virginia teen has been able to achieve an incredible feat very few students can achieve; now her high school is recognizing her for it. Midlothian High School has recognized Essence Mitchell, a senior at the … Continue reading

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Videos | The First Lady’s Travel Diary: Qatar and Jordan

3 Chics invites you to join us and FLOTUS on her travels to Qatar and Jordan. See links below to follow her travel diary. UPDATED with video Follow along as the First Lady travels to Qatar and Jordan to talk … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s full speech at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit

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