First Lady Michelle Obama

Like most Black women in their 50s who have been blessed with youthful looks, Michelle Obama barely looks a day over 30. Watch her transform from a young girl from Chicago's South Side to the First Lady of these United States!

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have given us eight years filled with moments we will never forget. Watch the video above as we celebrate three of those moments: The Times You Made Us Believe In #BlackLove The Times You Brought Us Together The Times You Were The Epitome Of Cool What is […]

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama may be the poster woman for most Black women but she means all that much more to the young girls and grown ass women from her native South Side of Chicago; Harlem, New York; Southeast DC; North Philly; South Central L.A. and all the hoods in-between.

Will history judge Barack Obama as the most successful Commander-in-Chief?

President Obama says his daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama are “ready to get out of the nest. We don’t think they’re ready, but they certainly think they’re ready.”

President Obama says his daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, are “ready to get out of the nest. We don’t think they’re ready, but they certainly think they’re ready.”

On November 4, 2008, Black women hit the main stage. And with Barack Obama’s inauguration that January, America would be required to stare in the face of what it had hated for centuries. It would have to recognize Black leadership, Black intelligence, Black beauty and Black love.

Some might say it was Michelle Obama’s arrival on the world stage that gave print media and Hollywood a permission of sorts to showcase black women with darker hues as smart, sexy beings.

#OneObama is our commemoration of the Obama presidency—looking back at the highs and the lows, reflecting on his impact as both cultural figure and political leader, what his policies meant to real people, as well as inviting our readers to share their thoughts on the end of this historic administration.

The Obamas are a representation of Black love. Black love as a political act is more than love between two people who happen to be black. It’s a protest in a society—from housing to education to health care to criminal justice—is subsumed in pervasive anti-blackness on many levels.