'We Could've Never Gotten Away With' Stuff Going On Now

Lawrence Kim
September 20, 2020

During the season ending of her eponymous podcast, previous First Lady Michelle Obama took chance ats Donald Trump's White House while likewise when again grumbling about race relations in America. Of course, not wanting to cause any uproar, Obama made sure to say, "No shade, no shade" on her choices.

She also added, "When we were in the White House, we could've never gotten away with some of the stuff that's going on now, not because of the public, but our community wouldn't have accepted that".

It was released on Wednesday with her guests, her older brother, Craig Robinson, and their mother, Marian Robinson, in an episode titled "Family Ties: On Raising Kids with Craig & Marian Robinson". Craig Robinson, in particular, learned early on what interactions with police was going to be like, and it was "heartbreaking", Page Six reports.

At the time, Craig owned a yellow 10-speed bike that his parents bought for him at Goldblatt's in Chicago.

He later claimed that the police officers may have acted differently had they known they'd soon be facing his mother, according to People magazine. "In these times when we've got people threatening the voting process, you know, trying to scare us away from voting". "I was like, 'Oh you got this all wrong, this is my bike, don't worry, this isn't a stolen bike, ' and he would not believe me".

However, it rapidly ended up being clear that Michelle really had a political program with this podcast (go figure) when she circled around the discussion around to an attack on President Trump.

Recalling the moment her brother, Craig Robinson, was stopped by police when they were children, she added that Black children are still taught from a young age that others will assume the worst in them due to their race.

The former first lady added that such experiences among Blacks help explain the unrest that has erupted across the nation since the May 25 death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.

The family members were discussing race and what is expected of Black people in the world we live in when it comes to expectations. That's what these young people are so angry about, ' Obama said.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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