Topic: Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama, Justin Timberlake & Others Team Up On The Nigerian Kidnapping Case To #BringBackOurGirls

Michelle Obama, Justin Timberlake & Others Team Up On The Nigerian Kidnapping Case To #BringBackOurGirls

For the past couple weeks, the world’s eyes have been focused on Nigeria after a group of nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a violent organization that is vehemently opposed to Western education. As if that wasn’t horrific enough, the group’s self-proclaimed leader Abubakar Shekau released a video a few days ago that threatened to sell the young girls as sex slaves. More »

It’s Embarrassing That The Today Show Can’t Tell Its Own Black Co-Anchor From Michelle Obama

Itâs Embarrassing That The Today Show Canât Tell Its Own Black Co-Anchor From Michelle Obama

On this morning’s Today show, co-anchor Tamron Hall presented an Instagram photo posted yesterday of a young woman doing ballet (I think she’s doing ballet, at least, I’m no dance doctor). After she asked if they could tell her who it was, one of her fellow anchors quipped, “That’s you!” Tamron asked, “That’s who?” and again, her co-anchor insisted, “That’s YOU!” Except it wasn’t. It was Michelle Obama. You can tell this pretty easily by the “@FLOTUS” caption up in the righthand corner. More »