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Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address a Tuskegee University saying, says some of the attacks against her as the first black First Lady were racially motivated. She said the caricature of her on a magazine cover as an angry black woman with a machine gun and a huge afro, “knocked me back […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Michelle Obama
Ted Cruz Praises Michelle Obama for Not Wearing Headscarf on Saudi Arabia Trip

Ted Cruz Praises Michelle Obama for Not Wearing Headscarf on Saudi Arabia Trip

For once First Lady Michelle Obama has done something the right wing agrees with.  Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) praised FLOTUS in a Facebook post: “Kudos to First Lady Michelle Obama for standing up for women worldwide and refusing to wear a Sharia-mandated head-scarf in Saudi Arabia. Nicely done.” Of course, […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama
LOL: Saudis Upset Michelle Obama’s Didn’t Wear Headscarf During Visit

LOL: Saudis Upset Michelle Obama’s Didn’t Wear Headscarf During Visit

The Saudis are ticked off at First Lady Michelle Obama for not covering her head at King Abdullah’s funeral. Um, whatever. I am pretty sure Michelle Obama doesn’t give a damn what they think. I don’t get it…A blogger was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam, but they are […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama Guests at SOTU Include Watts Police Cpt. Phillip C. Tingirides

Michelle Obama Guests at SOTU Include Watts Police Cpt. Phillip C. Tingirides

The White House released the lists of invitees who will sit in First Lady Michelle Obama’s box during the State of the Union address. The guests include: Watts Police Captain Phillip C. Tingirides: “Once a hotbed of crime since its eponymous race riots of 1965 and a surge of gang violence […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama
Controversy Erupts Over Michelle Obama’s Commencement Speech at Topeka High School

Controversy Erupts Over Michelle Obama’s Commencement Speech at Topeka High School

Controversy has erupted over First Lady Michelle Obama’s planned commencement speech at Topeka High School, with even an online petition being circulated to derail her appearance. Let’s be clear, the furor isn’t simply over the Mrs. Obama visiting the school, but the fact that her appearance will significantly impact the number […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama
Ex-FLOTUS Aide Reid Cherlin: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into “Worst Wing”

Ex-FLOTUS Aide Reid Cherlin: Michelle Obama Turned East Wing into “Worst Wing”

Not only are the right wing throwing shade on First Lady Michelle Obama for her China trip (#FLOTUSinChina), a former aide is also throwing shade on FLOTUS. Reid Cherlin, a former assistant press secretary to Mrs. Obama, wrote in The New Republic that working in the East Wing of the White House […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama
SMH: ABC News’ Jonathan Karl Asks Who Paid for Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday Party

SMH: ABC News’ Jonathan Karl Asks Who Paid for Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday Party

The fascination by some in the media with everything Michelle Obama does, including her 50th birthday party, is just sickening. ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney for an estimate of the party’s cost and if President Obama covered the costs. The […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama Posts First Instagram from Senegal (Photo)

First Lady Michelle Obama Posts First Instagram from Senegal (Photo)

First Lady Michelle Obama posts her first Instagram photo, making her debut on the photo-sharing network. Michelle Obama can be seen in the photo, posing with her daughters as well as several other women in Senegal. She wrote on the photo’s caption:  “My first instagram! So inspired and so impressed by […]

by Janet Shan· · African News, Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama Tells Heckler at DC Fundraiser, “You Can Take the Mic, But I’m Leaving”

First Lady Michelle Obama confronted a heckler during a fundraiser in California and the right wing freak out has begun. Let me backtrack a little…. Mrs. Obama was interrupted by a heckler at a campaign fundraiser in Washington D. C. Tuesday. The woman was yelling that President Obama should sign […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama Urges Eastern Kentucky Graduates to Seek Out Those with Different Beliefs

First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address at Eastern Kentucky University, urging the graduates to reach out to people with different political beliefs, saying it would the country would benefit from the conversations. She also urged them to attend churches with different denominations than their own saying they might […]

by Janet Shan· · Michelle Obama