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Lawyer, writer and former First Lady of the United States

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Michelle Obama: Lawyer, writer and former First Lady of the United States
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American attorney and author who was the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama. She was the first African-American first lady.

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Michelle Obama reveals she has 'low-grade depression' [Video]

Michelle Obama reveals she has 'low-grade depression'

The former first lady made the admission on the latest episode of 'The Michelle Obama Podcast' on Wednesday.

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Michelle Obama Talks About "Low Grade Depression" [Video]

Michelle Obama Talks About "Low Grade Depression"

Former First Lady Michelle Obama says she's suffering from a "low-grade depression." Obama says her depression has been brought on by several factors: the pandemic, race relations in the US and the..

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Michelle Obama launches podcast [Video]

Michelle Obama launches podcast

Michelle Obama is launching a podcast on Spotify.

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Michelle Obama and Meghan Markle team up for Female Empowerment [Video]

Michelle Obama and Meghan Markle team up for Female Empowerment

The United Nations Foundation created the Girl Up Leadership Summit in 2010. Its objective is to bring young women together for global change.

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Spotify Launching Michelle Obama Podcast [Video]

Spotify Launching Michelle Obama Podcast

Spotify Launching Michelle Obama Podcast

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Michelle Obama Launches Podcast [Video]

Michelle Obama Launches Podcast

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Spotify to launch a new podcast. "The Michelle Obama Podcast" is scheduled to debut on July 29. Business Insider reports it will feature "candid,..

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Michelle Obama to launch new podcast [Video]

Michelle Obama to launch new podcast

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama announces the launch of her new podcast, The Michelle Obama Podcast, from July 29.

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Michelle Obama praises 'Girl Up' clubs during Covid-19 pandemic [Video]

Michelle Obama praises 'Girl Up' clubs during Covid-19 pandemic

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama addresses women and girls attending the Girl Up e-summit, thanking them for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to join forces with Michelle Obama for Girl Up summit [Video]

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to join forces with Michelle Obama for Girl Up summit

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is teaming up with Michelle Obama for the upcoming Girl Up Leadership Summit.

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Michelle Obama pays glowing tribute to ‘my girl’ Beyonce [Video]

Michelle Obama pays glowing tribute to ‘my girl’ Beyonce

Former first lady Michelle Obama paid a glowing tribute to “my girl” Beyonce, as the singer was honoured for her philanthropy work. Beyonce was recognised at the BET Awards, which celebrate black..

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Beyonce: Vote like our lives depend on it [Video]

Beyonce: Vote like our lives depend on it

Beyonce urged fans to “vote like our life depends on it” as she delivered an impassioned address calling for the dismantling of “a racist and unequal system”.The pop titan was honoured with the..

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The Roots to stage virtual festival with Michelle Obama [Video]

The Roots to stage virtual festival with Michelle Obama

Hip-hop stars The Roots are taking their annual music festival, Roots Picnic, online and turning it into a voter registration drive with the help of former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Democrats roll out prime time convention speakers

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and former President Obama are set to deliver keynote addresses. Former Governor John Kasich, a Republican, will also address the convention.
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How the Democrats Are Lining Up Their Convention Speakers

Prime-time keynote speeches will feature Michelle Obama on Monday, Jill Biden on Tuesday and Barack Obama on Wednesday before Joe Biden’s acceptance address on Thursday.
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Michelle Obama has a 'Black girl magic' playlist for you

Michelle Obama would like to be your DJ with a 41-track playlist featuring Beyonce, Jhene Aiko, Jill Scott and more Black female artists.
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Michelle Obama Says She Is Dealing With ‘Low-Grade Depression’

In her new podcast, the former first lady connected her experience with the effects of quarantine and news about civil unrest and politics.
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Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression.' What does that mean?

Low-grade depression is not an official diagnosis, but can have serious consequences for quality of life.
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama reveals she has "low-grade depression"

Former First Lady Michelle Obama revealed on the second episode of her Spotify podcast she has a low-grade form of depression.
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Michelle Obama: Former US first lady says she has 'low-grade depression'

The former US first lady blames it on the pandemic, racial tensions and the Trump administration.
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Michelle Obama talks mental health amid pandemic and racial injustice in new podcast

In the second episode of her podcast, "Protests and the Pandemic with Michele Norris," Michelle Obama discusses her mental health during tough times.
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Happy Birthday, Barack Obama! Michelle Obama shares cute photo for her 'favorite guy'

Happy Birthday, Barack Obama! Michelle Obama shared a cute throwback photo of the family to celebrate her husband's big day.
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Michelle, Barack Obama discuss hopes for 'country that respects everybody' during her podcast debut

Michelle Obama and Barack Obama discussed their hopes and worries about the future during the first episode of the former first lady's new podcast.
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Michelle Obama speaks to NBA, WNBA players about how they can use platform to create change

Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke with some NBA and WNBA players Sunday about how they can use their platform to address racial justice issues.
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Barack Obama to appear on Michelle Obama’s podcast debut

barack obama to appear on michelle obama’s podcast debut
In the premiere episode, the former first lady and her husband will hold an intimate conversation about community LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first guest of Michelle Obama’s new podcast will have a..
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Michelle Obama Is Hosting a Brand-New Relationship Podcast 

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Is Michelle Obama stepping into Esther Perel’s shoes? The former first lady’s newly announced Spotify podcast – which will feature weekly conversations with Valerie Jarrett, Michele Norris, Conan..
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Listen up! Michelle Obama reveals she is launching a Spotify podcast

The former first lady revealed that she will be hosting a podcast on health and relationships this month.
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Michelle Obama's brother, ex-basketball coach and GM Craig Robinson, named executive director of NABC

Craig Robinson, a former basketball coach, administrator and player, becomes new executive director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
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Why I joined the Lincoln Project: It's leading the 2020 fight to repel Trump and Trumpism

Michelle Obama's famous catchphrase, 'When they go low, we go high,' is stirring oratory. But it's not a recipe for defeating the cancer that is Trump.
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Fact Check: No, former first lady Michelle Obama has not earned her Ph.D. in law

The former first lady has been busy since leaving the White House, but claims that she's earned another degree are false.
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5 things you missed at the 2020 BET Awards, from Black Lives Matter tributes to Beyoncé reigning

The 2020 BET Awards were filled with tributes to George Floyd, Black Lives Matter and featured Michelle Obama praising Beyoncé. Five big moments:
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Michelle Obama pays tribute to Beyoncé, presenting BET Humanitarian Award to 'The Queen'

Former first lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to Beyoncé, presenting the Humanitarian honor at the BET Awards: "I'm here to talk about the Queen."
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How Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton films can 'inspire' young women

Both former first ladies Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton have documentaries out about their lives.
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'My initial failure just made me try harder'

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The Obamas, Beyonce and other stars salute young protesters in YouTube graduation ceremony

You Tube's "Dear Class of 2020" virtual graduation headed by Barack and Michelle Obama filled in for ceremonies canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020 US Elections: Michelle Obama And The Obama Factor

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Former vice president and presumptive Democrat nominee, Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate for the 2020 US Elections sometime later in the summer. But contrary to popular opinion,..
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Michelle Obama and MTV to Host Virtual Prom Celebrations for High School Seniors

The event on May 22 would be the latest high school ritual that students were celebrating online because of social-distancing rules.
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What to stream this weekend: Michelle Obama's Netflix doc 'Becoming,' musical 'Valley Girl' remake

While theaters are closed, new films are streaming. This weekend, Netflix's Michelle Obama doc is a go as well as a musical remake of 'Valley Girl.'
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This weekend: New Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, Michelle Obama doc, 'SNL' season finale

Out this weekend: Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's new duet, Michelle Obama's documentary on Netflix and the season finale of "Saturday Night Live."
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Becoming review: Michelle Obama documentary leaves us yearning for an end to the Trump era

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Gabe Polsky's Red Army was one of the best sports documentaries I've seen, and in this more dryly cerebral film, he talks to sporting legends like Pelé, Jerry Rice and Wayne Gretzky about what..
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Obamas announce they will deliver virtual commencements

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Washington (CNN)Former President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he and former first lady Michelle Obama will deliver several virtual commencement addresses in the coming weeks as high schools and..
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Michelle Obama's book tour documented for 'Becoming' film

Michelle Obama's tour to promote her best-selling 2018 memoir "Becoming" has been turned into a documentary film for Netflix .
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Michelle Obama announces new Netflix documentary 'Becoming,' gives coronavirus pep talk

Michelle Obama's Netflix documentary, titled "Becoming" like her best-selling memoir, tags along as she connects with communities across the nation.
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Michelle Obama's star power could help Biden unite Democrats

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to unite Democrats, Joe Biden has raced to line up supporters ranging from progressive icon Bernie Sanders to former President Barack Obama, whose administration sometimes..
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ShowBiz Minute: 'The Batman,' Obama, Royals

Warner Bros. is delaying a batch of theatrical releases including "The Batman"; Michelle Obama has launched a series of online video readings for kids; Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her birthday in..
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Michelle Obama Is Reading Books to Children Stuck at Home

The former first lady said she would share some of her favorite children’s books and try to give families a much-needed break.
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'Mondays With Michelle': Michelle Obama brings story time for kids in quarantine

The former first lady is planning to read to kids - and give parents a break - with "Mondays With Michelle Obama."
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Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Selena Gomez and other celebs urge Americans to fill out Census 2020

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, community groups are making a big push for Census Day with celebrities such as Tom Hanks and Michelle Obama.
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Michelle Obama hosts from-home voter registration party with DJ D-Nice

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Michelle Obama shares her family's quarantine routine: Online college, conference calls and Netflix

Even the Obamas are figuring out ways to keep busy and co-habitate amid the coronavirus quarantine, as Michelle Obama told Ellen DeGeneres.
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DJ D-Nice's #ClubQuarantine online concerts draw famous viewers like Michelle Obama, Oprah, Rihanna

Artists are continuing to perform live on social media to encourage fans to practice social distancing and boost morale amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Valentine's Day: Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama and more celebrities share love-filled posts

Celebrities are feeling the love this Valentine's Day, sharing posts of loved ones and more. See what Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama and more stars shared.
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'American Factory,' first title from Barack, Michelle Obama's production company, wins Oscar

The Obamas aren't technically Oscar winners, but a movie from the former president and first lady's production company took home an Academy Award.
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Obamas' studio lands documentary Oscar for 'American Factory'

"American Factory," a Netflix film from Barack and Michelle Obama's nascent production house chronicling what happened to a group of Ohio autoworkers laid off during the 2008 recession, won the Oscar..
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ShowBiz Minute: Douglas, Jamil, Obama

Kirk Douglas, star of "Spartacus" and "Lust for Life," has died at 103; Jameela Jamil identifies as queer; Viola Davis' next TV role will be former first lady Michelle Obama. (Feb. 6)  
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Michelle Obama wishes Ellen DeGeneres happy birthday with a playful burn

Michelle Obama sends Ellen DeGeneres a surprise birthday message in honor of the talk show host's turning 62 on Sunday.
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Michelle Obama listens to Lizzo, Nipsey Hussle and Ed Sheeran on her 2020 workout playlist

Michelle Obama released a list of songs she enjoys while working out and the former first lady has a similar taste in music to her husband.
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Michelle Obama shares her 2020 workout playlist

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Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

rollback proposed for michelle obama school lunch guidelines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday proposed rolling back nutrition guidelines for school meals that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child..
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Trump administration to roll back school lunch regulations on fruits and vegetables

The USDA announced they plan to roll back school lunch regulations championed by Michelle Obama to allow schools "more flexibility" in what they serve because "because they know their children..
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Trump Targets Michelle Obama’s School Nutrition Guidelines on Her Birthday

The Agriculture Department proposed a rule that would further unravel nutrition standards set by Mrs. Obama when she was first lady.
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Obamas' production company lands Oscar nod for documentary 'American Factory'

Barack and Michelle Obama's production company scored an Oscar nomination on Monday for "American Factory," a documentary that chronicled what happened to workers when a Chinese billionaire purchased a..
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First Flush Of Fame: Jim Carter

"Downton Abbey" star Jim Carter recalls the U.S. trip that brought home how famous he'd become – and why Michelle Obama wanted him to visit the White House. (Dec. 20)  
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