Latinx Activists In Waukegan Want To Rename Thomas Jefferson Middle School, But Not After The ObamasResidents of one Chicago suburb are divided over how to rechristen a school named for a founding father who enslaved hundreds of Black people.
Young Reader's Edition Of Michelle Obama's Book Out In March"I hope that as you’re reading my story, you’ll also think about your own — because it’s the most beautiful gift you'll ever have."
'He Developed From An Unlikely Presidential Candidate To A World Leader': Steve Kroft On 'Barack Obama: The 60 Minutes Interviews' AudiobookPresident Barack Obama was interviewed 17 times by Steve Kroft while he was at CBS News. The former 60 Minutes correspondent discusses his new audiobook featuring all his conversations with the 44th President.
Mayor Lightfoot Takes Part In Virtual Panel With Joe Biden On First Night Of Democratic National ConventionChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot played a role in the first night of the all-virtual Democratic National Convention Monday night, as part of a conversation on race.
CPL Features Obamas, Oprah Reading At 'Live From The Library'You can catch the readings weekdays on the CPL's Facebook and Instagram pages.
Michelle Obama Wins GRAMMY Award For Best Spoken Word AlbumFormer First Lady Michelle Obama has won a GRAMMY Award for Best Spoken Word Album, for her audiobook “Becoming.”
Portraits Of Barack And Michelle Obama Coming To Chicago; Here's How To See ThemIf you missed seeing Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, you are in luck.
Obama's Production Company Scores First Oscar NominationMichelle Obama added in her own post: "What Julia and Steve capture on film is at times painful, at times exhilarating, but always thoughtful and always real -- exactly the kind of story Barack and I wanted to lift up with Higher Ground Productions."
Michelle Obama To Highlight College Students' First Year In New Instagram TV SeriesLast year, Michelle Obama released her highly anticipated memoir, "Becoming," before embarking on an international book tour. For his part, Barack Obama secured in 2017 a memoir deal with Random House, though a release date for the book has not yet been announced.
Obamas Return To Chicago For Foundation Summit, New Renderings Of Presidential Center RevealedThe 19 acre campus will include an outdoor plaza at the entry. It will have space for live performances and community festivals.
Obamas To Speak In Chicago About Presidential CenterBarack and Michelle Obama will speak next month at a summit in Chicago focused on the vision for the Obama Presidential Center.
Whitney Young High School Names New Facility After Michelle ObamaWhitney Young High School is honoring its most famous graduate by naming its new facility the Michelle Obama Athletic Complex.
Michelle Obama Tops List Of 'Most Admired Women'The former first lady is followed by Oprah Winfrey, Jolie, Queen Elizabeth II and Emma Watson.
Michelle Obama Talks Relationships, Time In The White House And What She Tells Her Daughters"But I'm here to tell you, there is nothing we can't do or change when we as a collective put our minds to it," she said. "I feel that when I'm out there. We're the ones we are waiting for. But that means we have to roll up our sleeves and do the work every single time."