Events honoring Black History Month at the White House have often seemed like Hallmark holidays. But not this year, thanks to the host: first lady Michelle Obama. Never before has there been a first lady who was descended from African slaves.
Obama welcomed 200 sixth- and seventh-graders from the Washington area into the White House Wednesday for an afternoon of conversation and music celebrating African-American history.
In the near month since she moved into the presidential mansion, ...Full Story