Today is a great day for Beyoncé. Her Netflix special, "Homecoming", premiered and she dropped a surprise album of the same name. In addition, the piece she wrote about Michelle Obama for Time & # 39; s "100 Most Influential People" went too. As if ever there was a shadow of doubt about who
"Loving Michelle Obama wasn't much of a choice. It was something that came naturally because of how she wore herself. Because she looked like us and moved into space where we as black Americans didn't Just supposed to be, she seemed so powerful. "Beyoncé began her tribute to Obama.
Beyoncé and Obama are friends for a long time
She continues to write about their first meeting, how welcoming Obama was, and how the evening was such an important moment in history.
"When I first met her, I was cared for by a warm, royal, confident woman who had a calming calm, on the threshold of President Obama's historic first initiation.
The way she looked, went and talked in it warm but authoritative tone, we saw our mothers and sisters. She was strong and ambitious and spoke her mind without sacrificing honesty or empathy. It requires a lot of courage and discipline. "
Beyoncé has known Obama for some time. As her fans, Obama called on her to appear in President Barack's Inaugural Ball back in 2009. She did again at his inauguration in 2013.
What Michelle Obama has done for America
Beyoncé also writes about the impact of Obama. Not only was she the first African-American First Lady, but "she also used her power position to improve the world around her."
Beyoncé places Obama's Reach Higher project, an initiative that encourages young people to pursue higher education.
"In today's economy, a high school is not enough. Students need to get higher why First Lady works to unite the country around the president's" North Star "goal – that in 2020 the US will again get the highest share of university students in the world ", says the Obama White House website.
Education is a subject that is near and dear to Beyonce's heart. In honor of her performance in Coachella last year, the artist created the Homecoming Scholarships Award program, which donated $ 100,000 to historic black colleges.
"I am honored to know such a brilliant black woman talking about the victim required to balance her passions while remaining a supportive partner and mother, and now a best-selling author with Becoming She continued to open herself, though it was supposed to be criticized. She has continued to be a portrait of grace, "she hangs up in the play. "I'm so grateful that my daughters and my son live in a world where Michelle Obama shines like a beacon of hope that inspires us all to do better and be better."
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