Michelle Obama to Speak at Spelman Commencement

March 25, 2011  |  

Our first lady will be speaking at an institution synonymous with black women for centuries: Spelman college.

The graduating class of 500 students will listen to the first lady speak at their commencement on May 18.

“In a personal address, the first lady will discuss her upbringing, and the significance of being part of the first generation in her family to graduate from college,” a White House source told theGrio. “She will also encourage the graduates to continue to serve their communities, embrace the challenges ahead of them, and strive to fulfill their ambitious goals.”

Check out the rest of the story at theGrio.com.


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