First Lady Michelle Obama announced the release of her memoir “Becoming” and I couldn’t be more excited. Yes, I said First Lady and not former because she is STILL my First Lady. Aunty Michelle has affectionately earned her title in almost every Black American household across these here United States. This love is even more deeply shared amongst Chicagoans, like me, because we are cut from the same cloth in a sense. I mean honestly what greater joy should you feel being from the same hometown as the FIRST Black President and First Lady? That amount of joy is unspeakable.
This memoir is one that is highly anticipated and audiences everywhere are ready to dig deep into the life of a woman with such poise and grace. In her February 25th twitter announcement of the release date of her book Aunty Michelle reveals that
“Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience. I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be. I can’t wait to share my story.”– And boy oh boy we can not wait to hear this story.
Since this is the first biography from our legendary First Lady I came up with 4 things I expect to be discussed in this book.
1. Childhood trauma and how it shaped her
Growing up black and