We love Michelle Obama, so it was shocking to hear her talk about the racist abuse she endured during her time as First Lady. Michelle was speaking at the Women’s Foundation of Colorado’s 30th-anniversary event in Denver when she was asked which shards from breaking through the glass ceiling as the first black First Lady cut her the deepest.
She went on:
Michelle explained how she felt ignoring those who hurt you lets the perpetrators off the hook. Instead, Michelle said, women should show their scars to empower and encourage the next generation of girls not to accept such treatment.
However, despite this, and the gloom that surrounds the US with President Trump at the helm, Michelle felt cause for optimism as she concluded:
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