Watch: 'That Is How You Honor Dr. King,' the Obamas Spend MLK Day Painting a Tribute Mural at DC Family Shelter

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 16:  (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (Front) and First Lady Michelle Obama (Back) help paint a mural depicting Martin Luther King Jr., as Mayor of Washington DC Muriel Bowser (R) looks on, at the Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family ShelterJanuary 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Obama and the First Lady attended a service event at the Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  (Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS-Pool/Getty Images)

Watch: 'That Is How You Honor Dr. King,' the Obamas Spend MLK Day Painting a Tribute Mural at DC Family Shelter

Many on Twitter believe Donald Trump needs to take notes from the classy first couple on how to celebrate the civil rights hero.

Published January 17, 2017

  1. President Barack Obama spent Martin Luther Kind Day the only way he knows how – by honoring the civil rights icon and helping others

    Michelle and Barack Obama visited Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter in Washington, D.C., to help paint a mural of Dr. King in the community room. The mural, called the "Wall of Hope," features a large painting of King’s face surrounded by butterflies, reported The Washington Post

    While speaking to the press and celebrating their presence, the president joked about the butterfly he was working on. 

  2. Although President-elect trump met with Martin Luther King III, many focused on his decision to spend the holiday weekend attacking the civil rights hero, congressman john lewis
  3. And many praised President Obama for finishing his final days in office with class and dignity

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: MICHAEL REYNOLDS-Pool/Getty Images)

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