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'We can't afford to wait for the world to be equal':


Obama, 56, reflects on her upbringing and how it shaped her in the new trailer for her upcoming Netflix documentary 'Becoming'

The film takes place roughly two years after the former first lady and her family left the White House and chronicles her 34-city tour for her best-selling memoir  

Set to Alicia Keys' 'Girl on Fire,' the video features old photos of Obama as a child in her neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago

The trailer also highlights the struggles Obama has faced as a black woman

During one of her book tour interviews, she recalls how her high school guidance counselor thought she was 'reaching too high'