Michelle Obama Graces The Cover Of Essence

In the article, Michelle Obama reveals how she balances her career and family, her happiest days in the White House, and gives advice for all ladies out there on how to find there own Barack Obama.

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Michelle Obama Shares What Attracted Her To Barack

“From our very first conversations, he showed me that he wasn’t afraid to express his fears and doubts, or that he might not have all the answers,” Obama says in the December/January issue of ESSENCE. “Just as important, I saw who he was not only in the way he treated me but in the way he interacted with others outside of our relationship. He showed me that he respected women by the way he treated his mother, his sisters, and his grandmother.”

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Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Kicked Off In Chicago; Oprah Moderated Conversation

“Becoming” describes Obama’s upbringing on Chicago’s South Side and her transition to college at Princeton University. As she does in her book, she recounted Tuesday being raised in a family that struggled economically — but with parents who encouraged her to be successful.

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Social Media Goes Crazy After Release Of Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

“Of course, @MichelleObama’s my wife, so I’m a little biased here. But she also happens to be brilliant, funny, wise – one of a kind. This book tells her quintessentially American story. I love it because it faithfully reflects the woman I have loved for so long,” President Obama shared on social media.

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Michelle Obama Releases List Of All-Star Moderators For Book Tour; Oprah Kicks Off Conversation

“I can’t wait to share the stage with these wonderful people—and I can’t wait to share my story with all of you on my #IAmBecoming tour! I’ll be having conversations with some of my dearest friends, women who have had my back since before anyone knew my name, and trailblazers who make me laugh and inspire me every day. Can’t wait to kick things off in my hometown!”

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Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Michelle Obama, Jazmine Sullivan, Tamia & More: Black Girls Rock 2018

Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell, Judith Jamison, Lena Waithe, Tarana Burke and others were honored at this year’s Black Girls Rock awards show for excelling in their careers and paving the way for the next generation of black and brown girls.

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