Michelle Obama Feels They Couldn’t Get Away With What Trump Administration Does.
Michelle Obama appeared on the final episode of her podcast with her brother and mother. With the elections nearing in, she said:
“When we were in the White House, we could’ve never gotten away with some of the stuff that’s going on. Not because of the public, but our community wouldn’t have accepted that. You worked; you did your best every day. You showed up.”
Michelle Obama Opens Up About The Racism She Faced
Michelle Obama opened up about the time her brother faced racism during their childhood. She revealed that the police stopped her brother and accused him of stealing his bike just because he was black. Moreover, she said:
“You were riding down the street and you got stopped by the police, and they accused you of stealing your own bike. And they would not believe you, to the point where you were like, ‘Take me to my home.’”
Michelle Obama has opened about many instances of racism through her podcast.
Michelle Obama Feels The World Doesn’t Care About Values If You Are Black
From her personal experience, Michelle feels that many of the white people in the US don’t care about the family background and values of a black person and stereotype them as criminals. She said:
“What a lot of folks who are not in our position don’t understand is that this is such a way of life when it comes to interacting with the rest of the world. It doesn’t matter who you are and what kind of values you have, nobody thinks about the fact that we all come from good families that are trying to teach values.”
Michelle Feels Black People Exist As Threat In America
Michelle feels that many of the white Americans consider black people as a threat. Moreover, she said:
“You know, we don’t exist. And when we do exist, we exist as a threat. And that, that’s exhausting.”