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

Celebrities, Music Mark the Annual Tradition

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.