On Monday, painful andMichelle Obama sat down with Oprah Winfrey for her farewell interview at the White House. She talks how painful and challenging was the Presidential Election for her as a citizen.
According to CBS News, the first lady went to sleep without knowing the outcome. then the next morning, she found out Donald Trump had won. "You know, this -- this past election was challenging for me as a -- as a citizen. To watch and experience. It was painful," Obama said.
When asked for her first though upon knowing the outcome, knew how she knew how things were going by the time she went to bed and was prepared for either of the two outcomes. Although she never mentions the name of Donald Trump, she expresses her support to the President-Transition of Trump.She said one that was not done during Barack Obama's presidency.
The First Lady also believes that the Obama administration brought hope to the nation because we feel the difference now. She said that hope is necessary and it's a necessary concept.It wasn't just a nice slogan that Barack used to get votes. She also addressed the issue of being called an "angry black woman."
According to Cosmopolitan,Obama experienced countless racist remarks and disrespects.At first, she was taken back but later realized that racism is a reflection on the people being racist more than it is a reflection on you.President Barack Obama also dropped by and said: "You know, we've talked about this, that history moves in cycles, And what lasts is the impact what we've done has had in people's minds and hearts."
Throughout the interview, Michelle displayed a diplomatic and careful choice of words.She said that words matter and that the words we say moving forward matters. And despite not having the support on Barrack's Presidency Transition, she reiterated that 'no matter how we felt going into it, it is important for the health of the nation that we support the 'commander-in-chief.
She never said anything bad about the next administration, instead, she inspires hope and unity amongst the citizens of America.The word and actions of a true First Lady.The CBS interview will air again on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network.Catch more of empowering stories about inspiring women at Jobs & Hire.