Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama addresses "white flight" and discrimination in U.S.

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to guests at the Obama Foundation Summit at Illinois Institute of Technology on October 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Obama Foundation Summit at llinois Institute of Technology in Chicago Tuesday. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Former first lady Michelle Obama drew from her childhood experience of "white flight" in the 1970s South Side of Chicago to highlight discrimination immigrant families now face in the U.S. at the Obama Foundation Summit in the city Tuesday.

QuoteI want to remind white folks that y’all were running from us, and you’re still running. Because we’re no different from the immigrant families that are moving in today."

What he's listening to: Obama releases summer playlist

 Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a get-out-the-vote rally at the Cox Pavilion as he campaigns for Nevada Democratic candidates on October 22, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Former President Barack Obama posted online Saturday a summer playlist of songs he and former first lady Michelle Obama are listening to this year.

The big picture: The former president posted to Instagram and Twitter a playlist of 44 songs — a nod to his status as the 44th president of the United States. Obama is also known for sharing his favorite reads via social media.