Last night was the beginning of last moments for President Obama, as he delivered his final State of the Union address. The speech served as a Obama’s blueprint for a prosperous future in America. POTUS also solidified progress the country has made during his time served as president and he detailed his goals before he gives up his seat in the Oval Office. BET.com runs down some highlights from his address.
BET is airing a special "President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address 2016" at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Centric and BET.com. Viewers can re-watch the special on BET at 2 a.m. EST/ 11 p.m. PST.
From the moment President Obama began speaking last night at his final State of the Union address, you knew he was a free man. Gone was the stiff formality of the event from years past, replaced by a light-hearted introduction in which he jokingly promised a shorter speech so the presidential candidates in the room could get back to Iowa.