Posts Tagged ‘First Lady Michelle Obama’

Born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree, Sojourner Truth was a passionate activist, fighting against slavery and for women’s rights in the 19th century. She died 126 years ago in Battle Creek, Mich. Yesterday, Sojourner Truth became the first African-American woman to be memorialized with a bust in the U.S. Capitol. The ceremony at Emancipation Hall was led by […]


Indian women who live in poverty in areas similar to the one featured in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire are considered “cursed” if their hair and skin are “too dark.” If that isn’t sad enough, these women are also viewed disparagingly by the society in which they live if they give birth to only female children. Some […]


According to Iain Martin of the UK’s Daily Telegraph: President Obama has been rudeness personified towards Britain this week. His handling of the visit of the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, to Washington was appalling. First Brown wasn’t granted a press conference with flags, then one was hastily arranged in the Oval office after the Brits […]


First Lady Michelle Obama served food Thursday at Miriam’s Kitchen, a Washington, DC, non-profit organization that provides healthy meals for people without homes. Mrs. Obama believes this kind of work “is an example of what we can do, as a country and as a community, to help folks when they’re down. We’re all going to […]


Beautiful.

02Mar09

First Lady Michelle Obama The Official Portrait  


First Lady Michelle Obama admits to enjoying the White House in an upcoming article for People magazine. She and her husband work out together each morning and have dinner with their kids every night. Must be nice to be Michelle Obama right about now… Speak your peace.