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."
Obamas Sign Exclusive Podcast Deal With SpotifyFormer President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have struck a deal with audio streaming giant Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts covering a wide range of topics.
Obama Foundation Draws High-Dollar, International DonationsThe foundation's annual report and tax documents show that it raised more than $232 million from private donors during 2017 and spent about $21.3 million on operations.
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' Has The Longest Run Atop Amazon Since 'Fifty Shades'Obama eclipsed all of 2018's Trump-related titles within a few weeks of being released. Pro-Trump books like "The Russia Hoax" and takedowns like "Fire and Fury" have performed remarkably well for publishers, but "Becoming" has had more staying power.
Michelle Obama Named Most Admired Woman Of 2018Former first lady Michelle Obama has been named America's most admired woman of 2018, according to a Gallup poll. This is the first time in 17 years that someone other than Hillary Clinton was at the top of the list, according to Gallup.
From Trump To #MeToo, Publishing Made Headlines In 2018A wave of best-sellers offered damaging accounts of Donald Trump's White House, a million-selling memoir by Michelle Obama had readers longing for the previous administration and a political thriller by former President Bill Clinton had some taking a closer look at a White House scandal from the 1990s.
Michelle Obama Surprises Detroit Students At Motown MuseumObama listened as the students spoke about their experiences in life and school and encouraged them to practice "discomfort" and not be afraid to try new things.
Michelle Obama Extends Book Tour As Memoir Sales Top 3 Million"Becoming," published four weeks ago, is among the fastest-selling nonfiction books in history and already among the best-selling political memoirs of all time.
Chicago Defends Location Of Obama Library In Federal CourtCity attorneys made legal arguments in a federal court motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an environmental group opposed to the project.