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Michelle Obama shares heartwarming video of a father and his daughter singing 'I love my Black so much'

Michelle Obama shared a video on Instagram of an adorable dad and daughter duo singing a song with an important message.
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Bisa Butler’s Beautiful Quilted Portraits of Frederick Douglass, Nina Simone, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

Fiber artist Bisa Butler’s quilted portraits of Black Americans gain extra power from their medium. Each work is comprised of many scraps, carefully cut and positioned after hours of research and preliminary sketches. Velvet and silk nestle against bits of vintage flour sacks, West African wax print fabric, denim and, occasionally, hand-me-downs from the sitter’s own collection. In The Warmth of Other Sons, a 12-foot, life-sized portrait of an African American family who migrated nor...
Tags: Google, Art, Fashion, Microsoft, College, Stanford, Nigeria, Africa, History, Creativity, South Africa, Yale, New Jersey, Michelle Obama, West Africa, Civil rights movement


Michelle Obama shares heartwarming video about self-love

Michelle Obama posted a video on Instagram of an adorable dad and daughter duo singing a song with an important message.
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Father and daughter's adorable video gets Michelle Obama's attention

Michelle Obama posted a video on Instagram of an adorable dad and daughter duo singing a song with an important message.
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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.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Whicker: HBCU programs are looking good to top basketball recruits

Makur Maker has hung a lot of hats in a lot of homes. He was born in Kenya, grew up (and up) in Australia, played for Chaminade and Orange Lutheran, also made a pit stop at the Tech Academy in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, then made two others at the Pacific Academy in Irvine and Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix. He picked up several stamps on his passport and five stars on his recruiting evaluation. Kentucky and UCLA gathered, as they do around 6-foot-11 kids with great handles. But Maker had one more su...
Tags: Florida, New York, Obama, Australia, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Stanford, Virginia, Sports, Colin Kaepernick, Sport, Soccer, Wyoming, Davis, San Diego


Kerry Washington is coming to Disrupt 2020

Kerry Washington’s fingerprints are all over Hollywood. The Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe nominated actor, director and producer has touched myriad projects, from her role as Olivia Pope on “Scandal” (where she was the first African-American woman since 1974 to headline a network drama) to her production of Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere” and Netflix’s AMERICAN SON (she starred in both, as well). And let’s not forget her many director credits, including on “SMILF”, “Scandal”, and “Insecure”. Bu...
Tags: Startups, TC, Hbo, Hollywood, Kerry Washington, Washington, Time, Tech, Netflix, Aclu, Venture Capital, Michelle Obama, Naacp, Hulu, Black Lives Matter, Golden Globe


Meghan Markle teams up with Michelle Obama for special event

The Duchess of Sussex will join former First Lady Michelle Obama and actress Priyanka...
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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.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Online course shows young artists how to make portraits in Kehinde Wiley's style

The pandemic has inspired a slew of great courses for young artists, like this Bite-Sized Art History course that teaches about President Obama's official portraitist Kehinde Wiley and shows young artists how to make their own portrait in his style. Wiley's Obama portrait caused an immediate and unprecedented reaction, according to The Smithsonian: From the moment of their unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2018, the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama have become two o...
Tags: Video, Kids, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Wiley, Howto, Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Barack, Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald, Obama Portraits, Art Tutorial


Spring 2020 Media Recommendations

I haven’t posted much since April. I had no motivation during the quarantine. I was stressed, and my body reacted strangely. For a brief while, my attention span was too short to do much else than work. Fortunately, I feel better in most ways and have dived back into my favorite podcasts and discovered new authors. So there are plenty of books, podcasts, and videos that I can recommend for anyone who wants to fill some time or learn more about the world they live in. They’re mostly about sex, bu...
Tags: College, America, Michelle Obama, Nina Simone, Malcolm Gladwell, Ali, Radiolab, Cooper, Ken, Gene Demby, Tristan, Philippa, Nicolette, Brock Turner, Emily Nagoski, Media Recommendations


'Vote like our life depends on it': Beyoncé's BET speech seeks change to 'racist and unequal system'

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."          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Wimbledon: Coco Gauff on overnight recognition, Michelle Obama & learning to drive

Coco Gauff speaks to BBC Sport's Sue Barker about becoming an overnight celebrity after making her Wimbledon debut last year.
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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."          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Beyoncé urges voters to 'dismantle a racist and unequal system' in the US

The singer made a call to action as she was given a humanitarian BET award by Michelle Obama, who said ‘her activism demands justice for black lives’Beyoncé has been awarded the humanitarian award at the BET awards, using her speech to encourage viewers to vote “like our life depends on it” in the upcoming US election, and calling on them to “dismantle a racist and unequal system” in the country.Michelle Obama highlighted Beyoncé’s commitment to the black community before presenting her with the...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, US, US news, Culture, Michelle Obama, Bet, Black Lives Matter Movement


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:         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Beyoncé implores fans to take action in BET Awards speech: ‘We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does’

Michelle Obama praised Beyoncé, who used her acceptance speech to encourage everyone to vote.
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Michelle Obama presents Beyoncé with BET Humanitarian Award: ‘You inspire me’

Former first lady Michell Obama appeared on the 2020 BET Awards, Sunday, to honor her longtime friend Beyoncé. Obama presented Beyoncé with the Humanitarian Award for her work in social justice. “Ever since she was a little girl in Houston, Beyoncé Knowles Carter has been lighting up the stages and gracing the world with her talent with her generosity of spirit, and with her love for her community,” said Obama. “You inspire me. You inspire all of us.” While accepting the award, Beyoncé thanked e...
Tags: Beyonce, News, Entertainment, Obama, Michelle Obama, Houston, Beyonce Knowles Carter, Michell Obama, Beyoncé Obama


Beyoncé urges Black community to 'vote like our life depends on it' in BET awards speech

The singer was awarded the humanitarian award by Michelle Obama, who said ‘her activism demands justice for Black lives’Beyoncé has been awarded the humanitarian award at the BET Awards, using her speech to encourage viewers to vote “like our life depends on it” in the upcoming US election.Michelle Obama highlighted Beyonce’s commitment to the Black community before presenting her with the award, saying: “You can see it in everything she does, from her music that gives voice to Black joy and Bla...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, US, US news, Culture, Michelle Obama, Bet, Black, Black Lives Matter Movement


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."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Beyoncé’s BET Awards Speech Urged Fans to ‘Dismantle a Racist and Unequal System’

Michelle Obama honored Beyoncé with the Humanitarian Award at the 2020 BET Awards on Sunday. In her intro, Obama noted that Beyoncé’s talent is matched her philanthropy. “Ever since she was a little girl in Houston, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has been lighting up stages and gracing the world with her talent, with her generosity of spirit, […]
Tags: Beyonce, News, Obama, Michelle Obama, Houston, Beyonce Knowles Carter, 2020 BET Awards


Watch The Roots & Michelle Obama’s Virtual Roots Picnic Festival Feat. SZA, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, H.E.R., EarthGang, & More

The Roots' annual Roots Picnic music festival is going virtual this year, and they've partnered with Michelle Obama and her When We All Vote organization to get fans registered to vote. SZA, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, H.E.R., EarthGang, Polo G, G Herbo, and Kirk Franklin are among the artists who will perform, while … More »
Tags: Music, News, Michelle Obama, The Roots, Kirk Franklin, Roots Picnic, SZA, Earthgang, H.e.r, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, SZA Lil Baby


Put a cultural spin on game night

We are all curious beings at heart, and play is one of the best ways to learn. That is why we are introducing a few new ways for you to learn more about culture in fun and engaging ways. We are now adding a way to record videos with Art Projector, a tool that uses augmented reality to bring famous artworks to wherever you are. Tap the Camera icon to start recording your thoughts about these paintings, available now in the Google Arts & Culture Android app and coming soon on iOS.While an Art Proj...
Tags: Google, Michelle Obama, Andy Warhol, Van Gogh, Arts And Culture, Amy Sherald, Gaugin, Michelle Luo, Art Projector, Johannes Vermer


What is Going On Today

  Maybe it is because nobody has come into our home since mid-March,  Maybe it is because it is very hot today, Maybe it is because I tossed and turned most the night, Maybe it is because I am missing the owl's nightly mantra, Maybe it is because I run a small part of my walking path for the first time, Maybe it is because I am wondering about the brocante.         Maybe it is because I pruned the tomato plants as Mr. Port taught me years ago, Maybe it is because my Mom's windows need to be...
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Michelle Obama has the perfect question for young people unsure about whether to vote

During an interview with Shonda Rhimes for Harper's Bazaar, Michelle Obama explained why voting should matter to everyone, especially young people.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Michelle Obama Shares Sweet Family Throwback Photo For Father’s Day

The former first lady posted an old snap of former President Barack Obama and their daughters with a loving message.
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Michelle Obama posts a sweet tribute to her husband for Father's Day

Father's Day is just another reason for former first lady Michelle Obama to shower her husband with some extra love.
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"Respect/Empower/Include."

Murals on the boarded up windows of State Street, photographed today, in Madison, Wisconsin.Madisonians in shorts trudge past a mural of Barack and Michelle Obama that is painted on the boarded-up window of Which Wich Superior Sandwiches: On the boarded-up window of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, a drooling troglodyte cop observes what might be a pile of burning doughnuts that give off smoke that reads — like a thought balloon — "Defund the Police": A longer view of the side of the mu...
Tags: Photography, Law, Signs, Michelle Obama, Madison, Barack, State Street, Madison Wisconsin, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Murals, Ann Althouse, Obama the ex-President, Michelle O, Women In Shorts, Men In Shorts


Michelle Obama will co-host The Roots Picnic this year

The Roots Picnic is going virtual with a special co-chair.
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Tika Sumpter to Lead The Ancestor at HBO Max

Tika Sumpter to lead The Ancestor at HBO Max Sonic the Hedgehog and Mixed-ish star Tika Sumpter has found her next starring role in the psychological thriller The Ancestor from This is Us writer/producer Kay Oyegun, which has just been acquired by HBO Max, according to Deadline. RELATED: Young People: B.J. Novak Developing Multi-Cam Comedy for HBO Max PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {...
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