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The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: First Lady Michelle Obama (L) delivers remarks during s workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" with (L-R) Grammy Museum Executive Director Robert Santelli, and music artists Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monae and Patti LaBelle in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: First Lady Michelle Obama (L) delivers remarks during s workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" with (L-R) Grammy Museum Executive Director Robert Santelli, and music artists Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monae and Patti LaBelle in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: (L-R) Music artists Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monae and Patti LaBelle answer audience questions during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Soul music artist Janelle Monae (C) performs during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room with (L-R) Grammy Museum Executive Director Robert Santelli and music artists Melissa Etheridge and Patti LaBelle at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: First Lady Michelle Obama (L) delivers remarks during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Soul music icon Patti LaBelle performs The Lord's Prayer a cappella during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
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The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Soul music icon Patti LaBelle performs The Lord's Prayer a cappella during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Soul music icon Patti LaBelle participates in a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Soul music icon Patti LaBelle performs The Lord's Prayer a cappella during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Music artists Janelle Monae (L) and Patti LaBelle participate in a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, first lady Michelle Obama hosted a workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Music artists Janelle Monae (L) and Patti LaBelle participate in a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, first lady Michelle Obama hosted a workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: (L-R) Music artists Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monae and Patti LaBelle answer audience questions during a workshop titled "I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul" in the State Dining Room at the White House March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of a concert honoring women in soul music, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the workshop for 124 students from middle school, high school and colleges from across the country. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama chats with singer Patti LaBelle (R) before she arrived on stage for the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul program in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama chats with singer Patti LaBelle (R) before she arrived on stage at the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama chats with singer Patti LaBelle (R) before she arrived on stage at the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama chats with singer Patti LaBelle (R) before she arrived on stage at the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle (R) greets First Lady Michelle Obama (C) as US President Barack Obama looks on after performing in the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama speaks at the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Barack Obama speaks at the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: US President Barack Obama delivers remarks while hosting the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul', on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
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The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: US President Barack Obama delivers remarks while hosting the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul', on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
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The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: US President Barack Obama delivers remarks while hosting the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul', on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: US President Barack Obama (L) greets US singer Patti LaBelle (R) during the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul' on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: U.S. singer Patti LaBelle (C) performs 'Over the Rainbow' during the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul', on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: U.S. singer Patti LaBelle (C) performs 'Over the Rainbow' during the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul', on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: US President Barack Obama delivers remarks while hosting the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul', on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle receives applause as she arrives for the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
The First Lady Hosts Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance At White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: US President Barack Obama (L) and first lady Michelle Obama (R) host the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul' on March 6, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC. The event was held to celebrate American music legends and contemporary major female artists. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)
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Singer Melissa Etheridge arrives for the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle receives applause as she arrives for the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Tessanne Chin is seated during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul in the East Room of the White House on March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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