President Obama says his daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, are “ready to get out of the nest. We don’t think they’re ready, but they certainly think they’re ready.”

On October, 3, 1992, the First Couple tied the knot. So, in honor of the @POTUS and @FLOTUS’ milestone, take a look back at some of their sweetest moments together. The First LadyVerified account @FLOTUS · 6 Apr 2015 Knockouts. #GimmeFive#EasterEggRoll President ObamaVerified account @POTUS · 26 Jun 2015 So inspired by the grace shown […]

President Barack Obama is planning to leave his presidency with a bang… In conjunction with the American Film Institute, the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities, and South by Southwest (SXSW), Obama will host South by South Lawn, a one-day festival on the South Lawn of the White House on October 3rd. The President was inspired by his trip […]

  essence.com President Barack Obama’s time in office is coming to a close, andEssence is honoring the POTUS, as well as First Lady Michelle Obama, by making them the cover stars of their October issue. In the cover story, which arrives on September 9, the Obamas discuss the importance of their time in the White […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images In the late 80’s, a beautiful, hard-working, family-oriented Michelle Robinson told her mother she was going to concentrate on her law career and not worry about dating. She was 25 and had just finished her first year as an associate at Sidley & Austin, a corporate law firm in her home town […]

President Obama is once again sharing his summer picks — an eclectic mix of hand-selected tracks on two lists that take listeners from day to night. The vacation playlists feature legendary songs from Prince and Aretha Franklin, some more recent tracks from hip hop artists like Common and Chance the Rapper and the musical styles of […]

President Barack Obama’s favorite Olympic event may come as a surprise. It’s not basketball, a sport former NBA player Scottie Pippen once said Obama plays like Michael Jordan. And it’s not gymnastics, which Obama finds “spectacular,” but far “too tense,” he told first lady Michelle Obama in an interview posted Monday on the White House website. […]

Rejecting a rough-edged urban site for what could be a showcase near the lakefront, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have selected Chicago’s historic Jackson Park as the site of his presidential library, sources said Wednesday. The choice, which leaked out ahead of a formal announcement expected next week, elated some South Side […]

First lady Michelle Obama made no secret of her admiration for her husband-of-23-years Wednesday night, taking to Twitter to gush about the president following his speech at theDemocratic National Convention in Philadelphia. “That’s my man! Your truth, dignity and grace reminds us what real leadership looks like. I am always proud of our @POTUS,” the […]

President Barack Obama urged unity after a shooting on Sunday that killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana ― the fourth incident of gun violence in just two weeks that he has addressed publicly. Speaking from the White House, Obama called on Americans to tamp down on divisive rhetoric, particularly given the Republican and Democratic conventions […]

getty images A memorial service for the five police officers killed last Thursday night during an ambush wrapped up in downtown Dallas with speeches from President Obama and former President George W. Bush. Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden arrived in North Texas just after noon Tuesday […]

President Barack Obama has described the Dallas shootings as a “vicious, calculated, despicable attack.” He made the comments while speaking to reporters Friday morning in Warsaw, Poland. He described the killings as a “tremendous tragedy” and as “senseless murders.” Obama said of the suspects, “We will learn more about their twisted motivations. Let’s be clear: […]