And Then There Was Michelle Obama: Reflections from a Baby-Boomer Educator and a Millennial Young Woman

  • Michelle Howard-Vital
  • Madelyn G. Vital


A baby boomer mother and her millennial daughter reflect on the significance of the role of Michelle Obama as the first women of African American descent to assume the role of First Lady of the USA. Mother and daughter, both highly educated and born on the South Side of Chicago, share unique connections to and perspectives of First Lady Obama, and admire the extraordinary grace and intelligence with which she brought to the role and legacy of the First Lady of America.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michelle Howard-Vital
    • 1
  • Madelyn G. Vital
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Memorial UniversityMiramarUSA
  2. 2.Vermont Law SchoolDurhamUSA

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