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Black History Month

Virginia McLaurin in the White House

Sunday Feb 21, 2016
Washington D.C., U.S.

On 21 February 2016, 106-year Washington D.C. resident and school volunteer Virginia McLaurin visited the White House as part of Black History Month. When asked by the president why she was there, McLaurin said, "A Black president. A Black wife. And I’m here to celebrate Black history. That's what I'm here for".


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