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US Michelle Obama Shares Photo of Her Polka Dot Prom Dress to Promote Voter Registration

00:05  19 february  2020
00:05  19 february  2020 Source:   people.com

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The former first lady, 56, shared her high school prom photo on Instagram on Tuesday, captioning the post, “Throwing it back to my Other celebrities, including co-chairs Kerry Washington and Tracee Ellis Ross, also shared their own prom pics on Tuesday as part of Obama ’s When We All Vote initiative in

Michelle Obama ’s in London for just two days (before moving onto other parts of the United Kingdom and Italy for a weeklong trip), and she’s already off to a fashionable — and productive — start. On Monday

Michelle Obama‘s latest throwback pic shows she’s always had an eye for style.

The former first lady, 56, shared her high school prom photo on Instagram on Tuesday, captioning the post, “Throwing it back to my 1982 prom night and this pink satin, polka-dotted dress.”

In the pic, she wore a printed V-neck slip dress, featuring a slit up the side, paired with a matching blazer and simple chain necklace. Obama and her date, who chose a classic black tuxedo and bow tie, posed alongside a wicker chair and table set.

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to young people at the University of Miami's Watsco Center to help boost voter registration numbers on Friday. She told them she is exhausted by the 'pettiness and meanness' of politics. But when she wants to quit, she thinks of her father's dedication to voting.

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Other celebrities, including co-chairs Kerry Washington and Tracee Ellis Ross, also shared their own prom pics on Tuesday as part of Obama’s When We All Vote initiative in partnership with MTV: the 2020 Prom Challenge, which is centered around the idea that senior prom, much like voting for the first time, is a big deal.

Obama explained the social media challenge in her caption: “If you’re a student or teacher, join the #PromChallenge with @WhenWeAllVote and @MTV and tell us what your school is doing to register students to vote — you could get a free prom for your school! Learn more at prom.mtv.com,” she wrote. “You can also help me spread the word by posting your prom photo with #PromChallenge.”

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In an interview to promote her new book, Becoming, Michelle Obama shared the story of her daughter Malia going to prom . Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images. According to People magazine, Michelle wrote that Malia told her parents that she had been asked to prom "by a boy she kind of

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According to MTV, the newly launched program will, “celebrate and recognize 20 high schools across the country integrating voter registration into their schools in the most creative and impactful ways.” The winners of the challenge will receive up to $5,000 to put towards their school’s prom.

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Last week, Obama threw it back again. This time to 1983 to celebrate the premiere of her new IGTV show about first-year college students.

The photo, shared with PEOPLE, shows the former first lady at Princeton University in 1983.

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“I can still remember the mix of excitement, hope, anxiety, and fear that accompanied me everywhere I went during my first year of college,” Obama said in a statement. “If I could tell the girl in this photo one thing, it would be to slow down and take a breath — you’ve got this. And that’s exactly what I want to say to all of you out there who are just starting college. You’ve got this, and I cannot wait to see where your journey takes you and everything you learn and achieve along the way.”

Obamas share messages wishing each other happy Valentine's Day

  Obamas share messages wishing each other happy Valentine's Day Former President Obama and Michelle Obama are marking Valentine's Day with a pair of lovey-dovey messages - and memories - with one another.The former first lady sent her husband Valentine's wishes on Friday, tweeting a snowy throwback photo of Obama with the couple's daughters, Sasha and Malia:Happy Valentine's Day, my loves. You make even the coldest days feel warm. pic.twitter.com/COOIOCgVdh- Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) February 14, 2020The 58-year-old ex-commander in chief reciprocated the tender sentiment with his own "awww"-inducing message:Happy Valentine's Day to my forever dance partner, @MichelleObama. pic.twitter.

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Obama’s new series, A Year of Firsts, chronicles the journey of five college freshman while the former first lady shares advice for new students along the way.

The show, which she announced last month in partnership with the media company ATTN:, will air six episodes between now and June following the students along their first year in college.

“As Mrs. Obama highlights in each episode, there are many hidden challenges to making it through college,” said ATTN: co-founder Matthew Segal last month. “This series will meet many students where they live—on Instagram—and share candid perspectives about how to overcome barriers.”

Early voting for the Mass. primary is underway: Here’s what you need to know .
For the first time, Massachusetts voters this year will be able to cast ballots early for a presidential primary election, giving them five days starting Monday to vote ahead of Super Tuesday. © Elise Amendola Massachusetts voters can participate in early voting for the presidential primary starting Monday. On March 3, Massachusetts will be among 15 states and territories holding electoral contests that day. Due to the large number of candidates vying to challenge President Trump in November, voter turnout is expected to be high, Secretary of State William Galvin has said.

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