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American Legacy: Michelle Obama’s Mother, Marian Shields Robinson Dies at 86

“Of course, I’m thinking about my mommy, Marian Robinson who is sitting in the front row, supporting us like she has always done, always putting herself last on the list, so that she can give me and Craig, our children, everything that makes today possible,” Michelle Obama said during her portrait unveiling in 2018. 

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s mother, Marian Robinson, has passed away. She was 86 years old.

Undoubtedly, she leaves behind a legacy that will forever shape our humanity and American culture. Marian Shields Robinson lived a life that exemplified womanhood in a cruel world, and like a candle in the wind, she showed the world the face of strength, grace through sacrifice, and the meaning of family.

Here are some thoughts on her passing and legacy…