Two people belonging to the working class, their journey from those close streets to the White House has been commendable. Where on one hand they had determination, their love became their strength throughout these struggles. They broke through all possible stereotypes, emerging as the most fascinating President and the First Lady of the United States of America. They have been constantly working for the welfare of their people and accepting people’s dreams as their own.
REACH HIGHER INITIATIVE, 2014
An initiative taken by The First Lady, focusing on higher education of students either at a professional training program or the university. She also welcomed 130 college-bound high school students to the Daylong White House event as a part of this initiative. She has been very clear about how important education and independent career are.
A MORE PERFECT UNION, 2008
This speech by the ex-President Mr. Barack Obama focused on the concepts of race and religion. The speech brought him into a unique place where he addressed both white and black people, equally.
LET GIRLS LEARN, 2015
The First Lady found herself fortunate to study at the University where her parents studied till high school. She believes that education is the only strength and identity of a woman. She took this initiative to promote the higher education of girls worldwide, irrespective of their standard, caste, color or religion.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ACCEPTANCE, 2009
Mr. Barack Obama is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for his, “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and coöperation between people. “ A proud moment for the entire United States of America, this speech focused on how certain wars are morally justified harsh truth someday.
THE POWERFUL NEW HAMPSHIRE SPEECH
Mrs. Michelle Obama has always been a strong and outspoken speaker especially when it’s about women rights and sexual discrimination. This speech was a direct hit at Donald Trump’s irrelevant language he used for women and their personality. Each word she said could portray how hurtful she regarded this issue coming from a Presidential candidate.
TUSCON MEMORIAL IN ARIZONA, 2011
Mr. Barack Obama delivered this speech after the January 8 shooting of US representative, Gabrielle Griffords and 18 other people. He had all his condolences and told the story of each victim. He particularly said, “There is nothing I can say that will fill the sudden hole torn in your hearts. But know this: the hopes of a nation are here tonight. “
Two simple people with dreams to meet, they changed the world with their idealistic approach. Where on one hand Mr. Barack Obama became a youth icon across the globe, Mrs. Michelle Obama became the only African-American First Lady. Undoubtedly, they stay inspiring many people and their words directly reach the soul.