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Michelle Obama says Americans ‘weren’t ready’ for her natural hair

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Michelle Obama said that Americans “weren’t ready” for her natural hair during Barack Obama’s tenure at the White House.
Published 3 months ago · Washington, United States

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Michelle Obama says Americans ‘weren’t ready’ for her natural hair

Former first lady said she decided to straighten her hair as Americans were ‘just getting adjusted’ to a Black first family

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Michelle Obama says Americans weren't ready for her natural Black hair

WASHINGTON - First lady Michelle Obama considered wearing her hair in braids while living in the White House. But then she thought of the American people. They were "just getting adjusted" to having a Black president in the Oval Office and a Black family in the White House, so she decided to keep her hair straight, Obama said at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Tuesday, the first of a 13-night cross-country tour to promote her new book, "The L

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Michelle Obama says she had to ease nation into a first lady with Black hair: ‘Let me keep my hair straight. Let’s get health care passed’

Michelle Obama says she intentionally waited until she left the White House to finally wear her hair in braids, suggesting that the country was “just getting adjusted” to a Black woman as first lady.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Michelle Obama Says Americans Were ‘Not Ready’ for Her Natural Hair When Husband Was in Office

Michelle Obama said that she changed her natural hair style while she was first lady so as not to intimidate the American people.

3 months ago·United States
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Michelle Obama with natural hair? The Americans were not prepared.

The Americans were “still adapting” to the fact that they had a black family in the White House. That's why the first lady decided to keep her hair straight.

3 months ago·Portugal
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Obama says she eased US into first lady with Black hair

Michelle Obama says she intentionally waited until she left the White House to finally wear her hair in braids.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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