For the final project I chose to examine how Americans may react if Michelle Obama chose to run for president. In light of the result of the 2016 Presidential Campaign, I came to this question after trying to contextualize the role of Michelle Obama as a female rhetor and found that most texts did not focus on black womanhood. I created a blog and used a series of blog posts to contextualize Michelle Obama as a political rhetor. I employed the insights of rhetoricians, feminist thinkers, my synthesis and other conversations on the blog. Since I was examining rhetoric applicable to black womanhood I decided to utilize text and videos outside of the blog, as well as build on the applicable conversations started on the blog.

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