After her eight impactful years in the White House, and one glorious speech to cap it all off, Michelle Obama will go down in history as one of our nation's greatest first ladies.
Instead of preying on the fear of the nation, Obama focused her speech around two people. No, not Clinton and Trump, but Sasha and Malia Obama.
If you fail to show up for Hillary in November, and Trump wins, then your revolution will prove to be nothing more than a faddish exercise in futility by privileged white millennials who shamefully cut off their noses to spite their faces, while destroying everything that Sanders worked to achieve for you.
Standing on the floor of the Democratic National Convention was surreal. I am a formerly undocumented immigrant whose parents remain undocumented. And yet here, I was on the floor of a national political convention as it kicked off Monday.
If the United States electoral system seems a little convoluted to you, you're not the only one.
It wasn't until today that I realized how much things have changed since I was a classroom teacher. As I watched the coverage of how the speech deliv...
You showed that a brilliant, bold, unapologetically black woman that stands in her truth can be the most powerful endorsement that a candidate can have. Most of all, you remind us that black women are the secret ingredient
Like the eye of the storm, she brought peace to a crowd divided. Her speech, elegant but sharp, channeled her hope for the Clinton presidency to the tune of "I believe the children are the future."
Many parts of America are in crisis, and whatever happens come November, a large percentage of the population is going to be angrier than it is now.
She has wit, grace, style, passion, and fierce intelligence.
Even with the rocky start, the Democratic Convention offered a more positive outlook for the country. Perhaps time will heal all wounds for even the most ardent Sanders supporters.
Day One of the Democratic National Convention is now over, and tonight seemed designed to allow Bernie Sanders supporters to vent their frustrations, given the lineup of speakers.
Now that the "Conveneracy of Donces" is over, I am officially in full recovery mode from the four-day psychotic break that I've had to endure. It's all Good Night Moon now.
This week should have been nothing but celebratory for SNL star Leslie Jones, one of four female leads in the Ghostbusters reboot, a triumphant box-office hit--made all the more triumphant by proving wrong all the haters, who'd anticipated a flop.
Alas, we will certainly never hear these questions asked or answered. The biggest tribute of all to Michelle and Barack Obama would be to stop attacking their integrity on place of birth, religion etc... and to stop the Trump campaign of lies and hate-mongering to the American people.
According to Melania, she was raised by a family of sharecroppers and she'd spend "long days working and long nights singing and dancing on the porch" with her black family.