Jeff Johnson talks about why refusing to vote in the presidential election is not the most effective form of protest and shares his thoughts on Michael Jordan breaking his political silence on blackness and police brutality.
Plus, he explains how Michelle Obama showed us all what a real leader looks like with her phenomenal speech at the Democratic National Convention. He breaks down some of the strongest parts of the speech, in which she so eloquently says things that politicians and other DNC speakers are often too afraid to say. Click on the audio player to hear more in this edition of ‘3 Things You Should Know’ on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
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Celebrities React To Michelle Obama’s Powerful DNC Speech
1. Gabrielle Union was blown away by FLOTUS’s grace.
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"I wake up every morning in a house built by slaves." YES! @MichelleObama delivered the truth while cloaked in grace & beautiful strength ❤❤— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) July 26, 2016
2. Lady Gaga shared her excitement.Source: 2 of 8
3. Piers Morgan is here for another term of FLOTUS.
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What are the odds on Michelle Obama becoming America's 1st female president?— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) July 26, 2016
4. Jurnee Smollett got emotional.Source: 4 of 8
5. Macklemore had goosebumps from the speech.
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My god....@MichelleObama's speech gave me goosebumps and put tears in eyes. Phenomenal— Macklemore (@macklemore) July 26, 2016
6. Well said, Larry King.
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I think we can agree @MichelleObama stole the show tonight. I wish even those on the other side of the aisle could recognize that as well.— Larry King (@kingsthings) July 26, 2016
7. Janelle Monae was here for her First Lady.Source: 7 of 8
8. Even President Barack Obama was blown away by his wife’s speech.
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Incredible speech by an incredible woman. Couldn't be more proud & our country has been blessed to have her as FLOTUS. I love you, Michelle.— President Obama (@POTUS44) July 26, 2016