Michelle Obama: America Has Not Achieved 'Anywhere Near Full' Equality

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Aug 04, 2014 10:40 AM

First Lady Michelle Obama created buzz with her remark at the recent Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders that "the blood of Africa runs through my veins." But later in her speech, she had some observations about the country of her birth as well. Mrs. Obama cited the progress made by and for women in the United States, particularly over the last century: