In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement
From the East Room of the White House, this one-hour special features highlights from a concert hosted by President and Mrs. Obama in honor of Black History Month. Participants include Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Seal, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University Choir and others. Morgan Freeman and Queen Latifah will serve as emcees for this concert which will feature songs from the Civil Rights Movement as well as readings from famous Civil Rights speeches and writings. The President will make opening remarks at this concert held in the East Room.