Michelle Obama for T Magazine

To the First Lady, With Love Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, who has spent the past eightyears quietly and confidently changing the course of American history. Written by By Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Gloria Steinem, Jon Meacham & Rashida Jones  Read Full dedication to the First Lady at T Magazine by New York Times Advertisements


Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama in Liberia for Let Girls Learn Initiative

“We left the president behind because he’s a boy,” the First Lady of the United States told a group of Liberian schoolgirls on her three-day tour in Liberia for her Let Girls Learn Initiative. Let Girls Learn, created by Michelle Obama, is dedicated to providing access and funding for millions of young girls worldwide. Currently, over 60 million girls and teen girls are not enrolled in school globally for social, economic and/or political reasons. Michelle brought along her daughters Sasha and Malia, who herself just graduated from high school and…

President Obama Begins Historic Trip to Cuba

With now less than 10 months left of this presidency, President Obama has traveled to the island where no sitting president has been since 1928–Cuba. The Obamas touched down early Sunday morning in the colorful-yet-restricted island and was greeted by thousands of supporters with Cuban and American flags in tow.  Anti-Castro activists and protesters came out in drones to watch Obama and family arrive, only to be arrested by police and carried away in buses. In his second term, Obama has made substantial effort to restore diplomatic ties with the…