Michelle Obama has encouraged us to use our voices to effect change, give back, and follow our passions.
In honor of her new book, “The Light We Carry”– a follow-up to her best-selling memoir, “Becoming”– we reflect on some of our forever First Lady’s most inspiring quotes and moments.
“When someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level. No, our motto is …” she started off.“When they go low, we go high,” she continued, a slogan that would become the rallying cry for Democrats in the election.
She’ll dance with a turnip, Big Bird, or Jimmy Fallon to get us all moving. We love to see it!
“I can’t stop thinking about this. It has shaken me to my core in a way that I couldn’t have predicted,” Obama said.
“This is not something that we can ignore,” she urged. “It’s not something we can just sweep under the rug as just another disturbing footnote in a sad election season, because this was not just a lewd conversation.”