By Good News Network Saturday, February 26, 2011
The White House celebrated Black History Month Thursday night with a tribute to the legendary Motown Records. Hosted by the President and First Lady, the program -- to be aired March 1 on PBS -- honors the Motown sound and its fifty year legacy of infusing American culture with soulful pop songs that became instant classics.
This is the eighth in a series of evening celebrations that tells the story of American culture through music. Since 2009, the Obamas have hosted musical tributes to Broadway, the genres of Jazz, Country, Classical, and Latin, along with folk music from the Civil Rights movement -- all from the White House.
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