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President Obama, Family Light the National Christmas Tree for the Final Time

Celebrities, Music Mark the Annual Tradition

By Cassidy Sparks, Howard University News Service
On December 2, 2016

President Barak Obama speaks after the lighting of the National Christmas Tree

 

The First Family hosted their 8th and final Lighting of the National Christmas Tree on Dec. 1. There were several musical guests, some including; Kelly Clarkson, Yolanda Adams, and Marc Anthony. The First Lady read her children's book and President Obama gave a heartfelt Christmas message. Howard University News Service Reporter Cassidy Sparks was there. 

 

Howard University News Service is a free wire service that delivers print and broadcast news stories to NNPA member newspapers on issues pertaining to minority communities. Video and print stories are produced by senior-level journalism students in the Howard University School of Communication's Department of Media, Journalism and Film, and are edited by professional journalists/professors in the department. The news service covers national and local events in and around the Washington area, including Congress and the White House.

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