8 Surprisingly Militant Pro-Black Statements in Michelle Obama’s New Biography

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The Possibility of Her Husband’s Assassination:

I don’t lose sleep over it because the realities are that, as a black man, Barack can get shot going to the gas station. So, you can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen. We just weren’t raised that way.

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Media’s Negative Portrayal of Black People:

As we’ve all said in the black community, we don’t see all of who we are in the media. We see snippets of our community and distortions of our community. So the world has this perspective that somehow Barack and Michelle Obama are different, that we’re unique. And we’re not. You just haven’t seen us before.

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