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.
Two military wives started a small business to help other military families find employment. Full story
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.
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.
US First Lady Michelle Obama talks with Washignton State Winner Amber Kelley during the Children's State Dinner for winners of the "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSONJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
US First Lady Michelle Obama smiles during a visit to the Martin Luther King school on June 27, 2013 in Dakar, Senegal. US President Barack Obama arrived late on June 26 in Dakar to launch a three-nation trip designed to fulfill neglected expectations for his presidency on a continent where he has d
epa03748754 Patrick Prendergast , Provost of Trinity College Dublin, shows US First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia the Old Library Building of Trinity College, Dublin, 17 June 2013. EPA/BARRY CRONIN
US First Lady Michelle Obama lays flowers at the Berlin Wall memorial in Bernauer street on June 19, 2013 in Berlin. Obama's pay a two-day visit to Germany. Barack Obama arrived for his first visit as US president to Berlin Tuesday for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and a major speech at