Michelle Obama criticizes the worship of celebrities, sports stars; White House announces star-studded concert in East Room

Emily Goodin The Hill 5/17/2013

Michelle Obama on Friday urged black youth to stay in school instead of dropping out to become a “baller or a rapper.”

The first lady, speaking to graduates at Bowie State University, a historically black college, criticized the worship of sports stars and celebrities.

“Today, instead of walking miles every […]