Michelle Obama’s Touching, Photogenic First Day On Instagram

The First Lady joined Instagram Thursday and has already posted five images and two videos from the presidential trip to Africa.


My first instagram! So inspired and so impressed by these extraordinary young women. -mo #FLOTUSinAfrica

2. Her second post was a video of students performing a welcome dance.

Students perform a welcome ceremony at MLK Middle School in Dakar. #FLOTUSinAfrica


“You all are role models for my daughters, which is why I brought them here today - so that they could be inspired by you just like I am.” -First Lady Michelle Obama at MLK Middle School in Dakar. #FLOTUSinAfrica


Meeting local artists on Goree Island. #FLOTUSinAfrica

5. After visiting with middle school students, the First Family visited the Slave House museum on Goree Island off the coast of Senegal, where kidnapped men, women and children were sold into slavery and forced onto ships, never to return to their homes.

The Door of No Return on Goree Island

6. She posted another video of herself meeting the people of Goree Island.

Greeting the people of Goree Island. #FLOTUSinAfrica


“Don’t ever forget that by investing in your education, you are doing the very best thing you can do…not just for yourselves, but for your children and grandchildren.” -The First Lady to students in Senegal #FLOTUSinAfrica

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