Posts Tagged ‘Magazine

11
Jan
21

Madam Vice-President

02
Dec
20

Deeply Personal

22
Nov
20

The Most Influential Women

19
Aug
20

Demand Accountability For Breonna

05
Aug
20

Breonna’s Killers Deserve No Peace

24
Sep
19

Thoughtfulness & Eloquence

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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23
Jan
19

Memorable Moments

17
Dec
18

Woke Up, Flawless

05
Jan
18

Advising The First Lady




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