Programs & Projects
In Performance at the White House “A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement” (formerly “Celebrating the Songs of the Civil Rights Movement”)
Credit: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
Public Broadcasting Service (for the benefit of WETA, Washington)
This one-hour musical special honoring Black History Month and presented by President and Mrs. Obama will be taped in the East Room of the White House for a PBS broadcast on February 10, 2010. Hosted by Morgan Freeman, it will include performances by Yolanda Adams, Joan Baez, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, and Smokey Robinson.