As she transitions into her role as First Lady, we are eager to watch
and report on all things Michelle Obama. What issues will she focus on? How will she ease her daughters into life in the White House? And what about the
First Granny? Shari MacDonald Strong, editor of The Maternal is Political and a senior editor at Literary Mama along with Kuae Mattox, Emmy nominated journalist, former editor-in-chief of Black Family Today and National Director of Media Relations for Mocha Moms will keep you posted on all things Michelle Obama.
Calling childhood obesity “the slow, quiet everyday threat doesn’t always appear to warrant the headline urgency of some of the other issues that we face,” Michelle Obama told members of the Congressional Black Caucus that breastfeeding babies could help fight obesity, the Los Angeles Times reported. Obama said 40 percent of children in black communities aren’t breastfed. (September 2010) more
By dubbing her “Michelle Milquetoast,” the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank expressed his disappointment that Michelle Obama hasn’t taken more risks and taken on policy issues instead of sticking with issues like healthy diets and White House vegetable gardens. more