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"I'm not coy, I've proven that. I'm pretty direct. If I were interested in it, I'd say it."
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“You know, this -- this past election was challenging for me as a -- as a citizen. To watch and experience. It was painful,”
3 of 14 Chip Somodevilla/Getty images
"I have a husband who loves me I have people around me who affirm me. I didn't just wake up the First Lady. I've been in the world."
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"If you want to get anything done, you can't do everything."
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"Color, wealth. These things that don't matter still play too much of a role in how we see one another. And it's sad because, the thing that least defines us as people is the color of our skin."
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"If we want smart leaders, then we have to be smart voters."
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9 of 14 Instagram
"She's going back to Chicago, she's like 'Bye Felicia!'"
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"I think we as women do it. We as Black women better be able to do it because there's so much that comes at us all the time in subtle ways that can tear your soul apart if you let it."
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"We did it. And we did it well. And we did it with high standards. And we didn't compromise our values."
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"Just live your life, out loud."
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"Hope is a necessary concept. Barack didn't talk about hope because he thought it was a nice slogan to get votes."
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"I'm open. I'm free. You will be the one that doesn't have any time."
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