Mrs. Obama will ask voters to visit iwillvote.com to register.

Mrs. Obama will ask voters to visit iwillvote.com to register.

“For the past eight years I’ve seen firsthand what it takes to be president,” Michelle Obama says in the ad. “And I can tell you it’s the highest stakes, hardest job you can possibly imagine. But Democrats have stood with Barack every step of the way. Now we have to protect all the progress we’ve …

Practice Dinner spécial “USA/Michelle Obama” avec Ellen Kountz

Practice Dinner spécial “USA/Michelle Obama” avec Ellen Kountz

Black Roses Network a le plaisir de vous annoncer que le premier practice dinner de la rentrée se fera le 2 novembre prochain à 19h à Paris. Le lieu exact vous sera communiqué très prochainement. Attention : la conférence démarrera à 19h30 précises Ce practice dinner est dans l’actualité car il sera pour nous, l’occasion de nous …

The Week That Was the 2012 Democratic National Convention

The Week That Was the 2012 Democratic National Convention

“Americans Coming Together” – 2012 Democratic National Convention My Swede’s good friend asked me why I thought it was important to attend the Democratic National Convention. I got the feeling that he thought it was a bit over the top and didn’t understand a delegate’s roll or why I would travel so far just to …

2012 US Presidential Election – The Democratic National Convention

2012 US Presidential Election – The Democratic National Convention

I attended the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina as a delegate with Democrats Abroad Source: picasaweb.google.com via Adrianne on Pinterest   and as a credentialed blogger. A summary post of my experience, including shaking Mrs. Obama’s hand on two occasions, is coming soon. I invite you to view my photos on Pinterest. If …

African American women in Europe are invited to Go, Tell Michelle

African American women in Europe are invited to Go, Tell Michelle

The mid-term election of 2010 has raised our concerns about the up-coming presidential election and is also the mid-point of the Obama administration. It is an opportune time for Black women to, once again, express their thoughts, feelings, concerns to Michelle Obama. The deadline for letters to Michelle, book 2 has been extended to March …

First Lady Surprises Group of Service Men and Women at Ramstein Air Base by Helping Serve Steaks at Special Veterans Day Meal

First Lady Surprises Group of Service Men and Women at Ramstein Air Base by Helping Serve Steaks at Special Veterans Day Meal

Source: CBS News First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of U.S. servicemen and women based in Germany on Thursday, jumping in to serve them steaks at a special Veterans Day meal. “Oh, my God! Where’s my camera,” gasped Lavondee Stallings, a preschool teacher whose husband serves in the military, as Obama entered the banquet …

Coverage of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo

Coverage of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo

From the very first moment of his presidency, President Obama has been trying to create a more cooperative climate which can help reverse the present trend. He has already “lowered the temperature in the world”, in the words of former Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu. —Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Oslo, 10 …

Call for submissions: Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women in the Global Diaspora.

Call for submissions: Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women in the Global Diaspora.

Background: On January 20, 2009, Michelle Obama became the 44th First Lady of the United States. Unlike previous First Lady’s she is distinguished not only as the most educated First Lady but the first African American First Lady. Her rise to this position was extraordinary. Throughout the nearly two-year presidential campaign, Michelle Obama demonstrated intelligence, …

African American women in Europe are invited to submit a letter to 1st Lady Obama for a new book

African American women in Europe are invited to submit a letter to 1st Lady Obama for a new book

African American women living in Europe are invited to submit a letter to United States First Lady Michelle Obama for an upcoming book entitled Go, Tell Michelle, African American Women in Europe Write to the New First Lady. This is a follow up to the book Go, Tell Michelle, African American Women Write to the …

Michelle Obama and her daughters in Russia

Michelle Obama and her daughters in Russia

(President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, along with their daughters Malia and Sasha, are greeted by President Medvedev and Mrs. Medvedev at the Kremlin in Moscow Monday, July 6, 2009. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) (President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his …

Highlights from Michelle Obama’s Visit to London During the G20 Summit

Highlights from Michelle Obama’s Visit to London During the G20 Summit

This was the scene at Buckingham Palace on the 1st ahead of the G20 Summit. This touch at a reception later that day sparked a mild controversy. Embedded video from CNN Video CNN: The British media called it everything from a breach of protocol to an extraordinary show of affection from the queen. The Times …