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Watch #InMyFeed: The Impact Of Michelle Obama’s Memoir On Black Women’s History

TODAY -- Pictured: Michelle Obama on Thursday, October 11, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Getty
Sydney Scott
Nov, 13, 2018 7:07 PM UTC

Welcome to #InMyFeed, ESSENCE’s daily digital show that offers you a cheat sheet of the hottest topics already on your timeline.

Black-ish is set to celebrate its 100th episode tonight, paying homage to late icon Prince. The episode will see Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow Johnson (Tracee Ellis Ross) showing their tween twins, Jack (Miles Brown) and Diane (Marsai Martin), the magic of Prince.

Unpack the impact of Michelle Obama and her memoir, Becoming, with our latest deep dive. Writer Erica Armstrong Dunbar breaks down how Obama’s memoir explores history and race, detailing its place in Black women’s history.

And, Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith says she won’t apologize for joking about lynching. During a recent event, Hyde-Smith told a cattle rancher that she’d “be on the front row” if he invited her to a public hanging. In a statement following the comment, the senator said, “I used an exaggerated expression of regard, and any attempt to turn this into a negative connotation is ridiculous.”

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