“Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama reflected on the insights gained while attending elite colleges and how they leveraged that experience into a strong tool to empower their communities on the first episode of “The Michelle Obama Podcast.”
“During the 49-minute episode released Wednesday, the former first lady and first Black president of the US discussed social justice advocacy in the wake of George Floyd’s death, the importance of the younger generation being politically engaged, and family.
“The Obamas, who both received their law degrees from Harvard University, also stressed that the perspective they gained from their experiences influenced their passion for political advocacy in their communities.
“Barack Obama, who was the first African American to be president of the Harvard Law Review, said his education at Harvard gave him the “credentials and security” to work in community organizing.”
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