Michelle Obama was the guest speaker at Tuskegee University. In her speech, she talked about the Tuskegee Airmen, who were African-American war heroes in WW2. We can all agree that their skill, heroism, sacrifice and love for their country contributed to the allied success over the Nazis in the second world war. The First Lady should have stopped there, but she went on to tell the students about the racism that she and the President have endured, and that they should prepare for the onslaught that is surely to come their way no matter what success they may have.
A marine wrote a letter to Michelle Obama to express his feelings about what she said at Tuskegee University. He said that he is a marine who doesn’t recognize color because people of all colors have fought and died for her freedom.. The marine went on to say that she lives better than 99% of the rest of the people in the world thanks to the white, black, and brown people who have died making America the country that it is.
A United States Marine didn’t take too kindly to First Lady Michelle Obama stoking the fires of racial tensions while giving a speech at Tuskegee University.
During the speech, Mrs. Obama used the platform to praise the Tuskegee airmen of World War II, something all Americans can agree with.
Then the speech took a very different direction, with the First Lady telling the student they should prepare to an onslaught of racism that will come their way, regardless of their success.
Never one to miss an opportunity, Mrs. Obama made sure to talk about how she and the President were mistreated because of the color of their skin (it clearly couldn’t be their ideology, right?