my 'Blackness' than ever before she wrote in her introduction. "Her opinions and background are just as relevant as those of Obama's spokespeople and campaign manager, no more and no less." 2008 The Daily Princetonian via U-wire. She was black first and a student second. Since her husband is running for president, should is it appropriate to question her college papers? Share on Facebook, michelle Obama's senior year thesis at Princeton University, obtained from the campaign by Politico, shows a document written by a young woman grappling with a society in which a black Princeton alumnus might only be allowed to remain "on the periphery." Read. Politico is currently hosting it in a 4-part PDF. The request of the author) interest at stake Jason Anton '10, co-director of the Students for Barack Obama Princeton chapter, said in an e-mail. Story Continued Below, the thesis, titled "Princeton-Educated Blacks and the Black Community" and written under her maiden name, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, in 1985, has been the subject of much conjecture on the blogosphere and elsewhere in recent weeks, as it has been "temporarily withdrawn" from.
her husband, received criticism from conservative media and bloggers when the University restricted access to her senior thesis until after the presidential election in November. The 96-page Princeton thesis, restricted from release by the school's Mudd Library, has also been the subject of recent scrutiny. What do you think? David Duchovny wrote about Samuel Beckett. Their interest was heightened by Princeton's initial refusal to make the thesis publicly available. Share on Facebook, missing out on the latest scoops? The Obama campaign, however, quickly responded to a request for the thesis by Politico. "Is the concern based on what's in the thesis? And she sure has some self-esteem issues, doesn't she? As long as our society insists on affirmative action programs which give blacks jobs and college positions beyond their qualifications, as long as society insists on treating people based on the color of their skins, it should be no surprise that people treat people based.