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Judge Allows Lawsuit Aimed At Stopping Obama Center Construction To Proceed

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Tuesday gave the green light to a lawsuit filed by a parks-advocacy group that aims to stop for good the delayed construction of former President Barack Obama’s $500 million presidential center in a Chicago park beside Lake Michigan. Some supporters of the project fear the lawsuit filed by Protect Our Parks could force Obama — who launched his political career in Chicago — to build the Obama Presidential Center elsewhere. A 2016 lawsuit brought by another group helped...
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Pamela Taylor Called Michelle Obama an “Ape in Heels,” But She Was Embezzling FEMA Money the Whole Damn Time

Minding your own business and avoiding throwing stones when you live in a glass house are two words of advice that Trump-loving, Obama-hating Americans really should take to heart.You might not remember her by name, but in 2016, Pamela Taylor—who worked as the director of Clay County Development Corp. back then—made national headlines for calling our beloved former First Lady Michelle Obama “an ape in heels.”The disgustingly racist comment rightfully outraged most decent people, and it led, ulti...
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Woman who wrote racist 'ape' post about Michelle Obama defrauded FEMA $18K, report says

Pamela Taylor admitted to illegally taking FEMA benefits in 2016. The same year, a Pamela Taylor also made headlines for a racist Facebook post.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ex-Official Who Called Michelle Obama An ‘Ape’ Pleads Guilty To Defrauding FEMA

Pamela Taylor was fired from her county job in 2016 after making a racist comment about the then-first lady on Facebook.
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Woman who wrote racist 'ape' post about Michelle Obama defrauded FEMA $18K, report finds

Pamela Taylor admitted to illegally taking FEMA benefits in 2016. The same year, a Pamela Taylor also made headlines for a racist Facebook post.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Must-watch videos of the week

An elusive creature lurks in the night. Michelle Obama's mom texts the darndest things. And a sweet, warm serenade to melt your heart. These are the videos you don't want to miss this week.
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Michelle Obama shares funny mom texts

Michelle Obama gets "mom text" after Grammys: Did you meet any "real stars?" Jeanne Moos reports.
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Michelle Obama's mom questions daughter's star status

Michelle Obama gets "mom text" after Grammys: Did you meet any "real stars?" Jeanne Moos reports.
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Michelle Obama Celebrates Her 3 Valentines In Sweet Instagram Post

Former President Barack Obama also celebrated Valentine's Day and his "smart, beautiful, funny, one and only" wife.
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Michelle Obama Celebrates Her ‘Three Valentines’ In Sweet Instagram Post

Former President Barack Obama also honored Valentine's Day and his "smart, beautiful, funny, one and only" wife.
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Jennifer Lopez Reveals Her Spiritual Moment With Michelle Obama Before Grammys

“We were feeling each other, power, and hoping we could create a really special moment for everybody."
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Michelle Obama Didn't Give Her Mom A Heads Up About Her TV Appearance

Former first lady Michelle Obama was on the Grammy Awards over the weekend. Marian Robinson texted her daughter: "I saw it, because (someone else) called me."
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Michelle Obama shares texts from mom

Michelle Obama gets "mom text" after Grammys: Did you meet any "real stars?" Jeanne Moos reports.
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Michelle Obama's Grammy appearance didn't impress her mom

Michelle Obama's appearance at the Grammys surprised millions watching at home, including the former first lady's mother.
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Michelle Obama shares funny texts from mom

Michelle Obama's appearance at the Grammys surprised millions watching at home, including the former first lady's mother.
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Michelle Obama shares text messages her mother sent during the Grammys

It seems as though even former first lady Michelle Obama isn’t immune from the occasional teasing from her mother.
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Michelle Obama's mom reminds her she's not a 'real celebrity'

The "Becoming" author made a surprise appearance at the Grammys but her mom wasn't too impressed.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Michelle Obama’s Grammys Appearance Did Not Impress Michelle Obama’s Mom

On Grammy night, the biggest cheer from the crowd wasn't for a musician. It came when Michelle Obama touched a microphone. The former First Lady -- flanked by Alicia Keys, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lady Gaga, and Jennifer Lopez, and towering over all four of them -- said a few vague words about the … More »
Tags: Music, News, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Grammys, Alicia Keys Jada Pinkett Smith Lady Gaga


Michelle Obama’s Grammy appearance did not impress mom

PHOENIX (AP) — It appears Michelle Obama received a reality check from her mom following her appearance at the Grammys. The former first lady took to Instagram Wednesday to share a text exchange with mom Marian Robinson. Obama had received a standing ovation opening Sunday’s awards show with Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and […]
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Read Michelle Obama's texts with her mother about the Grammys

Michelle Obama's appearance at the Grammys Sunday night surprised millions watching at home -- including the former first lady's mother, who wanted to know if she met any "real stars" while she was there.
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Michelle Obama just shared a glorious text exchange with her mom from Grammys night

Becoming First Lady of the US means a lot of big life changes, but the one thing it apparently doesn't put an end to are wonderfully awkward messages from your mom.Nothing stops those. Not even becoming a best selling author, or a super popular surprise guest at the Grammys.SEE ALSO: 17 books every activist should read in 2019On Wednesday morning, Michelle Obama took to Instagram to share a truly A+ message exchange she'd had with her mom, after appearing at the Awards show on Sunday.Ma...
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Michelle Obama’s Grammys Text Message Chat With Her Mom Is The Sweetest

"When your mom doesn't think you're a 'real' celebrity."
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Michelle Obama led a banner Grammys for women

There's no doubt that women had a banner year at the Grammys. It's hard to say if this is an anomaly or the new normal, and it's too soon to herald a changing of the guard within the Recording Academy. However, the diversity of the female performers/honorees and winners -- not only in terms of race, but also musical genre and generation (from legends like Dolly Parton and Diana Ross to newcomers like Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, and H.E.R.) -- is worth noting and applauding. Let's hope it's a sign ...
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Stories, Michelle Obama, Diana Ross, Recording Academy, Camila Cabello Dua Lipa


Michelle Obama led a banner year for women at the Grammys

The show had some missteps, but overall it was a marked improvement from last year in one major way, says Rebecca Bodenheimer: Women dominated the night. Let's hope it's a sign of a more equitable future in the music industry, she writes.
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Michelle Obama Makes Surprise Appearance At The Grammys

Former first lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance Sunday during the Grammys, eliciting thunderous applause from the crowd. Obama took the stage with Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez and Alicia Keys. “From the Motown records I wore out on the South Side…” Obama started to say, before her words were lost amid the raucous cheering from the crowd. Obama paused to let the cheering die out, finally chuckling and saying, “All right you all, all right, we got a show to do.” “Fr...
Tags: News, Obama, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, South Side, Kate Riga, Lady Gaga Jada Pinkett Smith Jennifer Lopez, South Side Obama


As Iran's Islamic Republic turns 40, Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' hits bestseller list

Former First Lady's memoir has been reprinted 17 times in Iran. Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Islamic Republic.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Iran, Michelle Obama, Usa Today, Islamic Republic


Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives.(February 10)            [Author: AP]
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