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  • Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin
    Toward the end of a recent moderated discussion of his new book, "Michelle Obama: A Life," Northwestern University journalism professor Peter Slevin was asked whether the biography would have been different if he were a black man. "It certainly would have been different if I were a black man," Slevin replied. "It would have been different if I were a woman. It would have been different in all kinds of ways depending on who I was. … But we're sort of identifying me as white man, Michelle as black woman, and suggesting that that fully defines each of us.
  • Michelle Obama makes safe sartorial choice for state dinner

    On Tuesday night, the Obamas hosted the eighth state dinner of their seven-year administration, welcoming visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Washington, D.C., with plenty of pomp and circumstance¬†— new presidential china, a sake toast...

    Julia Child: The comic book

    Julia Child: The comic book
    Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story. "Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...

    Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America

    Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America
    In anticipation of nationwide "Food Day" (Oct. 24) events, the Center For Science in the Public Interest has released the Terrible Ten food issues that the group believes plague American health.  Some of the biggest offenders, according to the Washington...

    Food desert debate heats up with Mari Gallagher's response to New York Times story

    Food desert debate heats up with Mari Gallagher's response to New York Times story
    A lot of food policy watchers were scratching their heads earlier this week over a New York Times story that said "food deserts" (low income areas with little access to healthy food) actually offered more variety and closer access to grocery stores than...