Michelle Obama: Even as first lady, white people have treated me like I don’t exist

Michelle Obama: Even as first lady, white people have treated me like I don’t exist

[Ed. – No, no, she’s got it twisted. People were treating her like they wish she didn’t exist.]

Former First Lady Michelle Obama criticized white Americans in her latest edition of The Michelle Obama Podcast, stating that she was treated like she didn’t exist during the presidency of her husband Barack.

“When I’ve been completely incognito during the eight years in the White House, walking the dogs on the canal, people will come up and pet my dogs, but will not look me in the eye. They don’t know it’s me,” Obama recounted, adding later: “That is so telling of how white America views people who are not like them, like we don’t exist. And when we do exist, we exist as a threat. And that’s exhausting.”

… Obama recounted how she, daughters Sasha and Malia, and friend Denielle Pemberton-Heard went for ice cream. … “There was a line, and… when I’m just a black woman, I notice that white people don’t even see me.”…

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