Feb. 27, 2015 "It’s definitely true that former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal is a big guy. But I’ll admit that I used a wide angle lens and this angle to accentuate his size when he stopped by the Oval Office for a quick visit."

Feb. 27, 2015
"It's definitely true that former NBA player Shaquille O'Neal is a big guy. But I'll admit that I used a wide angle lens and this angle to accentuate his size when he stopped by the Oval Office for a quick visit."

“Next week, Michelle and I and the girls will be traveling to Selma to pay tribute not just as a President or a First Lady or as African Americans, but as Americans—to those who changed the course of history at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Not just the legends and the giants of the Civil Rights Movement like Dr. King and John Lewis, but the countless American heroes whose names aren’t in the history books, that aren’t etched on marble somewhere—ordinary men and women from all corners of this nation, all walks of life, black and white, rich and poor, students, scholars, maids, ministers—all who marched and who sang and organized to change this country for the better.” —President Obama #BlackHistoryMonth

2/26/15: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Host Black History Month Reception

On February 26, 2015, The President and First Lady hosted a reception in recognition of Black History Month at the White House.

The First Lady Celebrates the 5th Anniversary of Blue Star Families

Through Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have worked side-by-side with Blue Star Families to honor service members, veterans, and their families. On February 24, 2015, Blue Star Families hosted a ceremony commemorating their 5th Anniversary, and the First Lady sent this video to celebrate.

Great news: The Federal Communications Commission just voted to keep the internet open and free. That’s the power of millions making their voices heard. To everyone who spoke out, thank you. wh.gov/net-neutrality #NetNeutrality

Colonnade and Rose Garden.

Don’t think the President will be having lunch on the patio today.

One of my favorite trees on the South Lawn. With Hipstamatic app.

Snow scene looking east from north side of White House