I always thought she looked kinda mean!
(Telegraph) US First Lady Michelle Obama’s ancestry can be traced to a slave owner from what is now Northern Ireland, who emigrated to America in the 1700s.
A new book claims that Andrew Shields, who fought against the British in the American War of Independence, was Mrs Obama’s great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather and his family were slave owners.
Her great-great-great-grandmother Melvinia was a slave who had children by Charles Shields, grandson of Andrew Shields. One of those children, Dolphus Shields, born in 1859, was Michelle Obama’s direct ancestor… Read more