Video Updates | President Obama & First Lady Michelle Host White House Gala for African Leaders

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host an historic White House Gala for  50, that’s right FIFTY African leaders tonight.

Lionel Richie will perform.

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GALA STARTS AT 9:30 P.M. EDT/8:30 P.M. CT

Link to photos here.
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23 Responses to Video Updates | President Obama & First Lady Michelle Host White House Gala for African Leaders

  1. vitaminlover says:

    What a lovely group of men and women. So elegant and dignified!

  2. Ametia says:

    Michelle Obama , Laura Bush Reunite Again on Africa
    Wed, 6 Aug 2014

    Michelle Obama and Laura Bush are coming together for the second time in just over a year to promote U.S. ties to Africa. They’re also deepening …

    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/michelle-obama-laura-bush-reunite-africa-24859736

  3. rikyrah says:

    African leaders go to Washington
    President Obama is hosting almost every leader of African countries, a first for any president. Lawrence O’Donnell discusses with Todd Moss.

    http://on.msnbc.com/1uh941m

  4. rikyrah says:

    Lots more pics from the State Department flickr account from last night. Love FLOTUS, from head to toe.

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/statephotos/with/14840330545/

  5. rikyrah says:

    first couple and senegal
    The President and First Lady with the President and First Lady of Senegal

  6. rikyrah says:

    Don’t sleep on the Queen of Swaziland…

    I hate to ask….but which number wife did he bring…LOL

  7. rikyrah says:

    First Lady of Burkena -Faso (sp?) Nice summer traditional dress.

  8. rikyrah says:

    First Lady of Gambia in a nice fitting clinging black dress.

  9. rikyrah says:

    The President of Rwanda’s daughter looks like she could be a runway model.

  10. rikyrah says:

    First Lady of Chad looking beautiful in a striking blue.

  11. rikyrah says:

    Watching it right now. Love the wonderful looking Honor Guard.

  12. rikyrah says:

    You know those African First Ladies are going to be dressed to the Nines!

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