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    Thoughts on the inaugural episode of Michelle Obama’s Podcast

    Partnering with Spotify’s Higher Ground Podcast, The Michelle Obama Podcast debuted on July 29, where the former First Lady discussed relevant topics encompassing the drastic shift after ending her eight-year White House tenure. Mrs. Obama vicariously takes her listeners into her own home and life, unveiling the curtain of the trials and tribulations accompanied by growing up an African American woman in the South Side Chicago area. She also reminisces about her upbringing and life in hopes of empowering youth and adults with similar contentions. Other topics included the juxtaposition of classism and racism both in the 1970s and 1980s and in present-day society.  The first episode featured a special…