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Hey, anybody else hanging out in this community? [Oct. 8th, 2009|07:37 pm]
All Things Barack Obama



In First Lady’s Roots, a Complex Path From Slavery

Barack Obama Campaign

Fraser Robinson III and his wife, Marian, with their children, Craig and Michelle, now the first lady.

Published: October 7, 2009

WASHINGTON — In 1850, the elderly master of a South Carolina estate took pen in hand and painstakingly divided up his possessions. Among the spinning wheels, scythes, tablecloths and cattle that he bequeathed to his far-flung heirs was a 6-year-old slave girl valued soon afterward at $475.