Michelle Obama http://kcur.org en Beyond the Gowns: Carl Cannon On Michelle Obama http://kcur.org/post/beyond-gowns-carl-cannon-michelle-obama <p>By her own admission, <strong>Michelle Obama</strong> is first and foremost a mother.&nbsp; However, as the first African-American First Lady of the United States, history is sure to see her as more, advocate and champion included.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 32977 at http://kcur.org Beyond the Gowns: Carl Cannon On Michelle Obama Michelle Obama Promotes Healthy Foods In Springfield http://kcur.org/post/michelle-obama-promotes-healthy-foods-springfield <p>First Lady Michelle Obama called on more businesses to join in the fight against childhood obesity during the second and final day of her <em>Let’s Move!</em> tour, an initiative she began three years ago</p><p>Mrs. Obama’s trip to a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Springfield served as a tribute to the company’s commitment to creating and selling healthy products.</p><p>The First Lady says American businesses such as Walmart are helping to disprove the notion that healthy food doesn’t sell. She thanked the company for taking the risk in offering these services to its customers.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:34:16 +0000 Scott Harvey 32781 at http://kcur.org Michelle Obama: 'I Don't Have Stressful Job. He Does' http://kcur.org/post/michelle-obama-i-dont-have-stressful-job-he-does To White House outsiders and maybe even more than a few insiders, the life of a first lady would seem to be a fairly anxiety-inducing one. After all, there is no greater fish bowl than 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.<p>So NPR's <a href="http://www.npr.org/people/5201175/michel-martin">Michel Martin</a>, host of <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/tell-me-more/"><em>Tell Me More</em></a>, asked First Lady Michelle Obama during an interview scheduled to air Tuesday how she deals with the pressures of being both the president's wife and the mother of school-age children.<p>Mrs. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:35:00 +0000 Frank James 16063 at http://kcur.org Michelle Obama: 'I Don't Have Stressful Job. He Does' Young Constituents Propose Official State Exercise http://kcur.org/post/young-constituents-propose-official-state-exercise <p>Missouri could soon have an official state exercise. Backers of a bill in the Missouri House say an official exercise could help keep kids active and fight childhood obesity.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 07:01:18 +0000 Jacob Fenston 11484 at http://kcur.org Young Constituents Propose Official State Exercise Michelle Obama Tells NAACP Convention To Get Up http://kcur.org/post/michelle-obama-tells-naacp-convention-get <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c3e05f39c38-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c3e05f39c38-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c3e05f39c38-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912556.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Michelle Obama was in Kansas City yesterday, where she addressed the national NAACP convention. The First Lady warned the longest running civil rights group not to take their accomplishments for granted. She said a new threat is facing the next generation of African Americans.</p> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 22:34:24 +0000 Elana Gordon 6822 at http://kcur.org Michelle Obama Tells NAACP Convention To Get Up First Lady Brings Health Campaign To Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/first-lady-brings-health-campaign-kansas-city <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c3e05f34635-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c3e05f34635-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c3e05f34635-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912387.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – First Lady Michelle Obama brought her campaign to combat childhood obesity to Kansas City today. She delivered the keynote address at the national NAACP convention, which is in town this week.</p> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 23:43:01 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6821 at http://kcur.org First Lady Brings Health Campaign To Kansas City 'Let's Move!': First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses NAACP Convention http://kcur.org/post/lets-move-first-lady-michelle-obama-addresses-naacp-convention <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c3e05f31f3a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c3e05f31f3a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c3e05f31f3a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-912283.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a speech to delegates at the 101st NAACP national convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The NAACP is the nation's oldest civil rights organization. Mrs. Obama discussed strategies to address the childhood obesity epidemic and her campaign against childhood obesity, Let's Move!</p> Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:47:58 +0000 Steve Kraske 6816 at http://kcur.org 'Let's Move!': First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses NAACP Convention