Her-Story: Michelle Obama
First African American Fist Lady
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, born Jan. 17, 1964, is the wife of the 44th and current U.S. President, Barack Obama, and the first African-American First Lady. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Michelle Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
Throughout 2007 and 2008, she helped campaign for her husband’s presidential bid. She delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention and also spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. She is the mother of daughters, Malia and Sasha. As the First Lady, she has become a fashion icon and role model for women, and an advocate for poverty awareness, nutrition and healthy eating
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