[BET Digital Live Exclusive] Watch: We Attended Obama's Farewell Speech And Talked To Micahael Blackson And More

US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and US President Barack Obama greet supporters as daughter Malia looks on after the President delivered his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017.
Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election. / AFP / Joshua LOTT        (Photo credit should read JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

[BET Digital Live Exclusive] Watch: We Attended Obama's Farewell Speech And Talked To Micahael Blackson And More

Our favorite moments from the last eight years.

Published January 11, 2017

While President Obama prepared to deliver his final speech to the country, we were backstage talking to some incredible people about their reflections of the last eight years.

We caught up with Michael Blackson moments before the president took the stage. 

  1. Before the president took the stage, the room was buzzing with excitement
  2. BET News spoke with Michael Blackson who let us know his favorite Obama moment
  3. Afterwards we caught up with some attendees of the emotional evening

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

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