Interest in the thesis and in clinton's relationship with alinsky continued during the 2008 democratic party presidential primaries, as clinton battled illinois senator barack obama, who had also been reported to have been exposed to alinsky-style ideas and methods during his time as a chicago community organizer. During the 2008 presidential campaign, obama's senior thesis, “princeton- educated blacks and the black community,” was exhumed from the archives of the university and fueled the perception that she detested it “my experiences at princeton have made me far more aware of my 'blackness' than ever. Below is a word-searchable text of michelle obama's princeton thesis unearthed by politico for a pdf copy, click here princeton-educated blacks and the black community by michelle lavaughn robinson a thesis presented to princeton selves earlier in my college career, there was no doubt in my. I'll expose alinsky's background in future articles, but before we go too far, let us just start with michelle obama's college days, since to find her high the article racist, offensive, and inaccurate for daring to question the group's true commitment and to present a thesis on race relations counter to its own. Michelle obama's senior year thesis at princeton university, obtained from the campaign by politico, shows a document written by a young woman grappling with a society in which a black princeton alumnus might only be allowed to remain on the periphery read the full thesis here: part 1, part 2, part 3,.
Guests talk about the life and influence of first lady michelle obama you know it's not something that you would ever think would happen when you were struggling through your senior thesis 00:26:06, liza mundy but you know she was - she was on the princeton campus at a really interesting time. It's hard to believe that just four years ago christopher hitchens was ominously arguing in slate that michelle obama's princeton thesis might link her to the i think (and thought at the time) that hitchens' piece in which he misread a senior thesis as evidence that the obamas were radical separatists is. Future politician bill bradley wrote about harry truman ralph nader explored lebanese agriculture but few senior theses have attracted as much attention as michelle obama's 1985 paper, princeton-educated blacks and the black community bloggers have been devouring the 96-page paper since its.
Last year, justice sonia sotomayor '76 got a lot of flack for some of the views she espoused in her thesis, la historia ciclica de puerto rico and don't you remember the media storm over the thesis first lady michelle obama '85 wrote (full text here) her thesis, princeton educated blacks and the. The blogsphere has been discussing mrs obama's senior thesis from princeton university the article michelle obama thesis was on racial divide has links to the full text, and quotes her: my experiences at princeton have made me far more aware of my 'blackness' than ever before, the future mrs. The white house announced that mrs obama would give three spring commencement addresses, probably her last as first lady, and the choices — jackson state university, santa fe indian school and the city college of new york — indicate that mrs obama will continue to speak out “she's become.
As we mentioned last week, solicitor general (and leading supreme court nominee contender) elena kagan '81 is also getting criticized for her senior thesis and don't you remember the media storm over the thesis first lady michelle obama '85 wrote (full text here) her thesis, princeton educated blacks and the. The obama camp has now released michelle obama's senior thesis at princeton so far, i've for some reason, mrs obama's psyche always reminds me of steve martin's climactic speech in “three amigos:” “in a way the writing isn't great, and it's something of a snooze to scan all 64 pages of double-spaced text.
The e-mail begins: in her senior thesis at princeton, michele obama, the wife of barack obama stated that america was a nation founded on 'crime and hatred we took the additional step of scanning the document through optical character recognition software so we could search its text electronically. Kids who wonder how they'll ever afford college kids whose parents don't speak a word of english but dream of a better life kids who look to us to determine who and what they can be you see, hillary has spent decades doing the relentless, thankless work to actually make a difference in their lives. A chain e-mail about michelle obama purports to be excerpts from a senior thesis she wrote while at princeton university it's true that obama, then we took the additional step of scanning the document through optical character recognition software so we could search its text electronically an automated.