On July 12, 2010, the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, spoke at the 101st NAACP Convention in Kansas City. She discussed the future of the NAACP and the African American community, as well her key issue: childhood obesity. The first lady encouraged personal accountability to create change that starts at the individual, expands into communities and, ultimately, results in a cultural shift.

Watch her speech and see, firsthand, that this year is going to be a year of change for the NAACP and our community. Then help spread the word about Michelle’s speech by using any of the options below.

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