Category Archives: First Lady Michelle Obama

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: Ken Burns’ Documentary on Jackie Robinson

This past week on PBS, they aired the documentary that was done on Jackie Robinson. By showing the context of Jackie Robinson’s life, including many stories about how he grew up, and what happened in his life, it brought out … Continue reading

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The First Family Celebrate Easter Services in Alexandria Virginia

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

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The First Family Arrives in Argentina

President Obama and President Mauricio Macri of Argentina Hold a Press Conference

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President Obama and President Castro watch baseball together

Obama receives a big cheer as he enters Havana baseball stadium; Castro receives a bigger one #ObamainCuba pic.twitter.com/3ijAL4lo4O — Simon Carswell (@SiCarswell) March 22, 2016 Star Spangled Banner at Cuba-Rays game. Obama and Castro upfront: pic.twitter.com/fb1TWviVpO — Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) … 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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President Raul Castro hosts state dinner for the Obamas

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