Michelle Obama Just Met The Little Girl Who Was Captivated By Her Portrait(Video)

Former first lady Michelle Obama finally met Parker Curry, the two-year old girl who went viral for her adorable reaction to Obama's official National Portrait Gallery portrait. https://twitter.com/MichelleObama/status/971074369727467527 Of course the internet gushed over this incredibly precious moment. https://twitter.com/YNPierce/status/971081545451753472 https://twitter.com/mlchavis/status/971088977515118594 https://twitter.com/Sallygirlygirly/status/971089203747581952 https://twitter.com/CapitolRomance/status/971088510487810048 The former FLOTUS ended her post with a powerful message that reminds us just how important it is for children of color to have role models that represent them. "Keep on dreaming big for yourself," Obama wrote. "And maybe one day I'll proudly look up at a portrait of you!" Last month, Obama shared why her painting is much more than just another portrait in the National Portrait Gallery. In Obama's…
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Little girl awestruck by Michelle Obama’s portrait believes she’s ‘a queen’

Two-year-old Parker Curry was so awestruck by the towering portrait of Michelle Obama that every time her mother would try to get her to turn around to take a picture, she would not stop staring at it. "Parker was in front on the portrait, and I really wanted her to turn around so I could get a picture with her, and she genuinely, honestly would not turn around," her mother, Jessica Curry, a small business owner from Washington DC, told CNN on Saturday. "She was uncooperative with me because she was just so focused on the portrait and studying it, and she was just so fascinated." The image of little…
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Michelle and Barack Obama just issued a rare joint statement to Florida massacre survivors

On the heels of last week’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, the Parkland, Florida students have unwittingly been thrust into the national spotlight in the gun debate that is now surging throughout the country. In a rare move, Michelle Obama took to Twitter on behalf of herself and former President Barack Obama to issue words of encouragement to those students. https://twitter.com/MichelleObama/status/966483852834287621 In fact, a Republican Congress blocked Obama’s calls for tougher gun reforms in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, in which a gunman killed 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Connecticut. Meanwhile, the GOP has continued to press for even more guns, and even advocates for arming our nation’s teachers…
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Jennifer Lawrence Taking a Break from Acting to ‘Fix Our Democracy’(Watch)

Hollywood A-lister Jennifer Lawrence says she’s taking a sabbatical from acting so she can help “fix our democracy.” “I’m going to take the next year off,” Lawrence told Entertainment Tonight, explaining how she will work with a self-described anti-corruption nonprofit during her break from film. “I’m going to be working with this organization as a part of Represent.US… trying to get young people engaged politically on a local level.” “It doesn’t have anything to do with partisan [politics]. It’s just anti-corruption and stuff trying to pass state by state laws that can help prevent corruption, fix our democracy.” The Hunger Games star hinted at her desire to take a break from acting last November, telling Elle magazine…
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Everyone Is Laughing At Huckabee Sanders For Saying ‘Unlike Obama,’ Trump Is Tough On Russia

President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser just after the 2016 election but the former reality show star refused to listen. Flynn had been fired by the Obama administration and after he resigned in disgrace from the Trump administration, the so-called president called him a ‘wonderful guy’ then proceeded to blast the ‘fake media.’ Obama applied sanctions to Russia in January of 2017 as punishment for interfering in the 2016 election. Trump recently failed to impose sanctions against the hostile foreign power. Still, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that ‘unlike Obama,’ Trump “isn’t going to be pushed around by Russia.” “Unlike Obama, @POTUS isn’t…
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