Michelle Obama: A Life by Peter SlevinAn inspiring story of a modern American icon, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago’s largely segregated South Side. He illuminates her tribulations at Princeton University and Harvard Law School during the racially charged 1980s and the dilemmas she faced in Chicago while building a high-powered career, raising a family and helping a young community organizer named Barack Obama become president of the United States. From the lessons she learned in Chicago to the messages she shares as one of the most recognizable women in the world, the story of this First Lady is the story of America. Michelle Obama: A Life is a fresh and compelling view of a woman of unique achievement and purpose.
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Michelle Obama, nee Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, (born January 17, , Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), American first lady (–17), the wife of Barack Obama, 44th president of the United States. She studied sociology and African American studies at Princeton University (B.A.,
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Who Is Michelle Obama?
She was the first African American first lady. Michelle Obama studied sociology and African American studies B. - The entire world has gotten to know the 44th First Lady of the United States- Michelle Obama, when her husband became President in
She is married to the 44th president of the United States , Barack Obama , and was the first African-American first lady. In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin , where she met Barack Obama. She subsequently worked in non-profits and as the associate dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago and the vice president for Community and External Affairs of the University of Chicago Medical Center. Michelle married Barack in and they have two daughters. Obama campaigned for her husband's presidential bid throughout and , delivering a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. She returned to speak for him at the Democratic National Convention. During the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , she delivered a speech in support of the Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton , a former first lady.