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Michelle Obama Will Share Inspiring Lessons with College Students [Video]

It’s mid-semester on most college campuses, but Michelle Obama is heading back to school.

The former first lady, 57, will speak with students during an event on Nov. 9 at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland, which will stream live to other schools around the country.

Black-ish and Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi, 21, will moderate the discussion with Obama, covering themes from Becoming, Obama’s best-selling memoir, as well as other topics relevant to young people in pursuit of an education. (And it’s a likely bet that Obama’s guest-star appearance on season 8 of Black-ish will come up in conversation, too.)

“I can’t wait to hear from students across our country as they navigate their studies and lives during this unprecedented time,” Obama said in an announcement of the event. “As a first-generation college student myself, I remember my own struggles to manage classes and figure out my place on campus — and I can’t even imagine how much harder …

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