Posts Tagged ‘education

13
Aug
19

Our Best Days Are Still Ahead

10
Aug
19

Michelle Obama Is Everything!

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I was just 2 years old when Michelle Obama became first lady. When I was growing up, she was always just there, smiling on the covers of magazines, surrounded by groups of kids in the White House gardens, holding hands with her husband. At that time, I didn’t have a concept of who she really was. But as I got older I began to realize how important she was—and the impact she was having on my generation. I learned more about her in Becoming, her memoir, in which she tells the story of her journey from Chicago’s South Side to the White House. Her voice is honest and often vulnerable, especially when she experiences change, like going to a new high school or becoming the first lady. Frequently she asks herself, “Am I good enough?” But she is also mesmerizing and determined, asserting herself as a force from a young age. Michelle Obama doesn’t use her book to preach, though. Instead she shares her ideas with the world through storytelling. As a journalist, that’s how I communicate too—by knocking on doors and asking people to share their stories. And so when I got the chance to interview her, my goal was simple: to uncover more about the ideas behind her stories and how they can inspire us all, regardless of our politics.

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24
Jul
19

Elevating Us All

23
Jul
19

Beating The Odds Summit

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13
Jul
19

#MalalaDay

01
Jul
19

The Cruel Realities Of Racism

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26
Jun
19

Fighting Income Inequality

17
Jun
19

Championing Dreams

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06
May
19

Meeting Your Heroes

01
May
19

California: College Signing Day

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