Jueseppi B.:

There is always criticism when you have success. As I say, there are those who DO & those who Criticize. Thank you for this post Ms. cadesertvoice.

Originally posted on cadesertvoice:

From DailyKos…

Michelle Obama’s College Roommate Wanted All-White Dorm

There has been much ado about Michelle Obama’s college thesis in which she described feeling like an outsider at Princeton — a black person first, a student second. I understand how she could have felt that way, especially twenty five years ago. After reading a poignant article about Michelle Obama’s first college roommate, I have new insight into the environment that made her feel like a second class student during her college years.

When Michelle Obama’s roommate, born and raised in the South, arrived at Princeton, she was shocked to find herself assigned to share a dorm with a black student. So shocked, in fact, that she called her mother to help her implore the school to move her into another dorm.

The girl’s mother was also shocked and angry. She called the grandmother who suggested the situation was serious enough…

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  1. My cousin from England beat you to sharing this on my timeline … Thanks anyway … You are all part of my *special interest group* …

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