First Lady Michelle Obama is covering the February edition of MORE Magazine. In the issue, she reflects on what it means to be the first African-American First lady and her mentoring program at the White House designed to inspire a new generation of young women. In the article, she notes that mentoring is something she takes very personal.
“It’s very personal,” she says. “I mean, growing up the way that I did—kid from the South Side, going to public schools—the more my career developed, I realized how much I didn’t see, how little exposure I had to opportunities.” (Michelle rode city buses for three hours a day to attend the distant magnet high school she tested into, and she became class treasurer). [Read more...]