Remembering ‘Becoming’ on Michelle Obama’s Birthday

Remembering ‘Becoming’ on Michelle Obama’s Birthday

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Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States, mother, and recently author, celebrates her 57th birthday today. Throughout her career, she’s worked tirelessly for education, children, and people of color.  Michelle’s memoir, Becoming, was released in 2018 and was immediately a hit, selling 14 million copies in the first week of publication. Further than the book’s success, her tour for the work was filmed and made into a documentary for Netflix, which also received much critical acclaim. All of this work is to make sure her and the story of future African American women is told. Like she says in …