Michelle Obama, an American lawyer and writer, is the wife of the 44th and current President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School before returning to Chicago to work at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband. Subsequently, she worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Throughout 2007 and 2008, she helped campaign for her husband’s presidential bid. She delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention and also spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. She is the mother of daughters Malia and Natasha (Sasha). As the wife of a Senator, and later the First Lady, she has become a fashion icon and role model for women, and an advocate for poverty awareness, nutrition, and healthy eating. Reference
Photo Credit: Let’s Move!
The White House Easter Egg Roll, which took place in President’s Park on the South Lawn of the White House, supports the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative to help kids grow up healthy and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. In addition, the sale of the White House Easter Eggs benefits America’s national parks.
President Obama recognizes modern-day slavery survivor & CAST Organizer, Ima Matul, while announcing a major U.S government initiative to combat modern-day slavery at Clinton Global Initiative.
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President Obama commemorates Worlds AIDS Day!
President Obama: “I’m proud to announce that we’ve not only reached our goal, we’ve exceeded our treatment target. So we’ve helped 6.7 million people receive lifesaving treatment.”
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Video Featuring: Elton John, David Furnish, Sharon Osbourne, Kim Kardashian, Scott P. Campbell, Seal, Heidi Klum, Eric Stonestreet, Smokey Robinson, Erin Mooney, Todd Micheal Krim
Event Details: Elton John Aids Foundation Annual Oscar Party Benefit
Elton John’s AIDS Foundation
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