That is the story of this country, the story that has brought me to this stage tonight, the story of generations of people who felt the lash of bondage, the shame of servitude, the sting of segregation, but who kept on striving and hoping and doing what needed to be done so that today I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves. And I watch my daughters, two beautiful, intelligent, black young women playing with their dogs on the White House lawn … ~Michelle Obama, 2016 Democratic National Convention
Vogue Magazine has chosen First Lady Michelle Obama to grace the cover and pages of its December 2016 issue. In each of her photos, Michelle exudes the grace and beauty she has carried so effortlessly in her eight years at the White House. Without any doubt, we can truly say that this First Lady will be our most missed when January 20th rolls around. Michelle was our voice. Our image. Our role model and much more during this presidency. Check out the stunning photoshoot that follows.