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A Mount Pleasant boy heading to Washington, D.C.

A Mount Pleasant boy is getting the chance to dine with First Lady Michelle Obama after winning a contest for delicious and healthy recipes. Full story

What we can learn from Michelle Obama’s heckler response

   The Melissa Harris-Perry panel discusses First Lady Michelle Obama’s response to a heckler from a gay rights group at a private fundraiser.

Michelle Obama’s powerful message to graduates

   In an emotionally charged speech to students at Bowie State University, a historically black college in Maryland, First Lady Michelle Obama urged students to dream big and “reject the slander that says a black child with a book is trying to act white.” NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Michelle Obama says 'bye bye' to bangs

   In a commencement speech to Bowie State University, First Lady Michelle Obama reveals a new ‘do,' and it’s clear the bangs are growing out.

Two woman helping other military families find work

Two military wives started a small business to help other military families find employment. Full story

Michelle Obama pushes for more private sector hiring of Veterans and military spouses

   With the unemployment rate for post 9/11 Veterans hovering around ten percent, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden called on private companies to increase hiring of Veterans and military spouses. NBC's Kristen Welker reports. 

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  Johnson: 'Violence will never cease until we find a way to make money out of peace'

Chicago State University student and member of the Black Youth Project Dennis Johnson joins Melissa Harris-Perry’s panel to talk about how gun violence has affected his family and community and how First Lady Michelle Obama changed the gun control debate this week.

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