White House Plans Civil Rights Concert

Published January 28, 2010

The White House will host a civil rights concert to celebrate Black History Month featuring such greats as Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Queen Latifah and Bob Dylan.

 The concert, “In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement,” will be held on Feb. 11 in the State Dining Room, according to a news released issue by the White House.

 The concert is the latest event in a music series started last year by First Lady Michelle Obama and will be broadcast on public television and streamed live online at whitehouse.gov.

 

Written by <P>Associated Press<BR></P>

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