First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address at Eastern Kentucky University.
During a commencement address at Bowie State University on Friday, first lady Michelle Obama urged the graduates of the historically black university to "please stand up and reject the slander that says a black child with a book is trying to act white.”
Too often, she said, young African Americans "can't be bothered."
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — First lady Michelle Obama has spoken passionately about the importance of education to the African-American community in a commencement address to more than 600 graduates of Bowie State University.