Political Sweethearts

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  • 021312 politics black political couples barack michelle obama
  • 021312 politics black political couples martin luther king jr coretta
  • 021312 politics black political couples medgar myrlie evers
  • 021312 politics black political couples jesse jackson jacqueline lavinia brown
  • 021312 politics black political couples michael andrea steele
  • 021312 politics black political couples adrian michelle fenty
  • 021312 politics black political couples eric holder sharon malone
  • 021312 politics black political couples jesse jackson jr sandi
  • 021312 politics black political couples andre mariama shaheed carson
  • 021312 politics black political couples deval diane patrick

Lifelong Loves

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, BET.com looks back at noteworthy Black power couples in the world of politics, including civil rights activists Medgar and Myrlie Evers, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and his wife Diane, and our country’s most powerful (... and famous!) duo, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Click through for more political sweethearts.Britt Middleton

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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