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Melania Trump, Michelle Obama tete-a-tete over tea at White House

Melania Trump, Michelle Obama tete-a-tete over tea at White House

Washington D. C.[United States], Nov. 11 : While President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump were having a crucial meeting in the Oval Office with the eyes of the world on them, few doors down another change of guard was underway between First Lady Michelle Obama and Melania Trump.

Michelle hosted the soon-to-be first lady for tea and a tour of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in the White House briefing.

A photo released by the White House showed the two sitting next to each other and chatting amicably in gold chairs in the Yellow Oval Room, located in the residence of the White House, reports CNN.

Earnest said that during the visit to Trump's future home, the two women discussed several issues, especially raising children in the White House.

Michelle Obama delivers speech at King College Preparatory High School

Michelle Obama delivers speech at King College Preparatory High School

First lady Michelle Obama has delivered several speeches on different occasions and has also motivated American kids and parents to adopt healthy eating and physical activities. On Tuesday night, Obama addressed the Class of 2015 of Martin Luther King College Preparatory High School in South Side.

The first lady has told about her life and had addressed young people in addition to particularly those living in inner cities, saying “I am no different from you”. She again reminded graduates that she was also born and raised on the South Side.

Michelle Obama talks about Racism during Tuskegee University Speech

Michelle Obama talks about Racism during Tuskegee University Speech

First lady Michelle Obama talked about her personal battle against racism as the first African American first lady in the White House. Her description for racism came when she addressed a crowd of graduates and their families at the 2015 commencement ceremony at Tuskegee University, Alabama.

Everybody present there applauded the 30-minute commencement address from Ms. Obama. She also questioned the pace at which America has made progress on race relations.

Obama highlighted Tuskegee's rich history during her speech, saying it was one of the top black universities in the US and the training place of the US's first World War II African American pilots. The Tuskegee Airmen faced institutionalized discrimination during that time.

Mental Care Is Not Merely a Policy, but a Cultural Issue, says Michelle Obama

Mental Care Is Not Merely a Policy, but a Cultural Issue, says Michelle Obama

The 'Changing Direction on Mental Health' campaign kicked off on Wednesday. The campaign was joined by more than forty organizations, including Montgomery County's Umttr. The participants of the campaign jointly pledge to change the story about mental health in the country.

It was found that Umttr and other local leaders partnered with 'Given an Hour', a non-profit organization founded to meet the mental health needs of military personnel and the event's main sponsor, at the launch of the campaign on March 4 at the Newseum in D. C.

US President Obama arrives in India

Barack Obama and Michelle ObamaNew Delhi, Jan. 25 - U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on Sunday reached New Delhi for their three-day visit of India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the Air Force Station at Palam to greet the visiting dignitaries. The three shared pleasantries before President Obama sat in his presidential vehicle 'The Beast' and left for his hotel ITC Maurya.

The others who were present to greet President Obama at the airport included Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal and Indian Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, among others.

Barack, Michelle Obama's 'first date' set to be turned into movie 'Southside with you'

Barack, Michelle ObamaWashington, Dec. 06 : The event of Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson's first date in 1989 is all set to be turned into a movie, dubbed as ' Southside with you .'

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tika Sumpter will play the role of first lady of US, while no actor has yet been cast as the president.

The movie will focus on the day in 1989 when first-year law student Obama wooed the American writer with a trip around Chicago. They visited the Art Institute of Chicago, took a long walk around the city and went to see 'Do the Right Thing,' the film by a relatively unknown Spike Lee that had just come out in theaters.

Blood of Africa runs through my veins, says Michelle Obama

Michelle-ObamaJohannesburg, July 31 : Michelle Obama , speaking at the Young Africans Leaders Initiative program, told a group of young Africans that the "blood of Africa" runs through her veins.

The First Lady, who also urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of educating women, said that the roots of her family tree are in Africa and her husband's father was born and raised in Kenya, and that members of their extended family still live there, 24. com reported.

China trip will boost bilateral ties, says Michelle Obama

michelle-obamaBeijing, March 21 : US First Lady Michelle Obama believes her trip to China will boost exchanges in culture and education between China and the US and propel bilateral ties to a new level, China Daily reported Friday.

"We hope to understand more about Chinese culture and education through this trip, and spark more interest in American youth on China," she was quoted as saying while visiting Second High School Attached to Beijing Normal University, which has over 40 American students.

Michelle Obama honours India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner

Michelle Obama honours India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaignerWashington, March 5 - "You hold the acid that charred my dreams. You will hear and you will be told that the face you burned is the face I love now. You will hear about me in the darkness of confinement." So said Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India in her first poem recalling the horror when at age 16 her friend's brother threw acid on her face when she refused his advances.

US First Lady to visit China in March

Washington, March 4 - US First Lady Michelle Obama will undertake a visit to China from March 19-26, the White House announced Monday.

The First Lady will be visiting Beijing from March 20-23, Xi'an on March 24, and Chengdu from March 25-26, Xinhua quoted a White House statement as saying.

Michelle will also visit a university and a high school in Beijing, and a high school in Chengdu.

Accompanying the First Lady on this trip will be her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters -- Malia and Sasha Obama, the statement said.

Alicia Keys connects with Michelle Obama

Alicia-KeysLos Angeles, June 14 : Singer Alicia Keys says she "connects" with Michelle Obama as they are both campaigners for female empowerment.

The 33-year-old was one of a privileged few who were invited to perform at US President Barack Obama's official inauguration ball for his second term in January, and the singer made good friends with the First Lady.

"I very much connect with Michelle. And we've done different things together that have given us so much to talk about - she's really interested in girls and empowerment too,” contactmusic. com quoted Alicia as saying. (IANS)

Michelle Obama named best dressed woman

Michelle-ObamaLos Angeles, March 11 : US First Lady Michelle Obama has been named the most stylish woman in the world beating Queen Elizabeth and Victoria Beckham.

The 49-year-old was commended for using fashion as a "force for good" by Sunday Times Style magazine, reports contactmusic. com.

She was described as "understanding that, as her primary role as the First Lady is visual, fashion can be a force for good used to inspire and entertain".

US honours "Nirbhaya - brave heart, fearless"

US honours "Nirbhaya - brave heart, fearless"Washington, March 9 - Nirbhaya, the "Fearless" Delhi gang rape victim, has been honoured with a US "woman of courage" award posthumously for "inspiring people to work together to end violence against women in India and around the world."

US first lady Michelle Obama joined Secretary of State John Kerry as he praised the determination and courage of "a woman known simply as Nirbhaya - brave heart, fearless" at the State Department presentation ceremony Friday on International Women's Day.

Oscars backlash absolutely not surprising, says Michelle Obama

Oscars backlash absolutely not surprising, says Michelle Obama New York, Mar. 2 : Michelle Obama, who was an unexpected surprise with her satellite appearance at last Sunday's Oscar ceremony, has said that it's absolutely not surprising" that critics are accusing her of selfishly crashing the awards ceremony in an attempt to upstage it.

Beamed live from the White House into the Dolby Theater, the First Lady had unsealed the envelope and announced that `Argo' had won the Best Picture Oscar.

Michelle Obama would love to be late night comedy show host!

Michelle Obama would love to be late night comedy show host!Washington, Feb 24 : Michelle Obama joked on Friday that she won't run on a ticket with Hillary Clinton in 2016 because she has another gig on mind - a late night show host.

"You know I hear that when Jay Leno retires, `The Tonight Show' position is going to be open, and I'm thinking about putting my hat in the ring," the Politico quoted her as saying on `Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'.

Michelle Obama jokingly blames midlife crisis for new hair cut

Michelle Obama jokingly blames midlife crisis for new hair cut Melbourne, Feb. 19 : Michelle Obama has jokingly said that a midlife crisis is what inspired her to have a new haircut.

The First Lady revealed her hairstyle last month on her 49th birthday, which came a few days before the festivities for President Barack Obama's second inauguration, News. com. au reported.

Michelle said during an appearance on `Rachael Ray Show' that she got a fringe because she can't get a sports car and won't be allowed to bungee jump. (ANI)

Michelle Obama gives thumbs up to `Beasts of the Southern Wild`

Michelle-ObamaWashington, February 14 : Michelle Obama on Wednesday heaped praise on the Oscar-nominated film "Beasts of the Southern Wild", saying that it is "one of the most powerful and important movies that has been put out this year -- or in a long time."

The First Lady told a group of students -- who were gathered at the White House to watch the movie -- that she saw it last year with a large group of family members and friends ranging in age from 3 to 75 years old, the Politico reported.

Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama lose Grammy Award to Janis Ian

Bill-Clinton-Michelle-ObamaNew York, Feb 12 : Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama could not make a win in this years Grammy's Best Spoken Word Album category.

The former President and the First Lady, who were nominated for their audio book, ''Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy' and `American Grown' respectively, lost the award to singer-songwriter Janis Ian, the New York Daily News reported.

The 61-year-old Ian win the award for her audio book reading of `Society's Child: My Autobiography,' leaving behind other contenders including Ellen DeGeneres and Rachel Maddow.

Michelle Obama’s posterior subject of public rant again

Michelle Obama’s posterior subject of public rant again Washington, Feb 6 : Michelle Obama's effort to promote low-calorie school lunches was met with the usual protest against the federal government meddling in local business, which then quickly found its way around to the First Lady's posterior.

"Fat butt Michelle Obama. Look at her. She looks like she weighs 185 or 190. She's overweight," the Washington Post quoted Bob Grisham, a high school football coach as saying, when he was surreptitiously recorded by one of his students.

Michelle Obama to front 2nd Vogue cover?

Michelle-ObamaLondon, Feb 2 : Michelle Obama has set the rumour mills spinning about fronting another Vogue cover after famed photographer Annie Leibovitz and a camera crew were seen entering the White House on Thursday.

According to the Washingtonian magazine, four years after the First Lady graced the front of the fashion magazine, she is now set for her second splash.

The publication spotted a team supposedly from the New York-based magazine visiting Michelle at home, the Daily Mail reported.

"It turns out it's a photo shoot of First Lady Michelle Obama for the magazine's cover," the magazine wrote.

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