Michelle Obama

EKU Grads Hear From First Lady Michelle Obama

May 11, 2013

RICHMOND, Ky. -- First lady Michelle Obama urged Eastern Kentucky University graduates on Saturday night to reach out to people with different political beliefs, saying the country would benefit from the conversations.

"If you're a Democrat, spend some time talking to a Republican," Mrs. Obama told about 600 education, business and technology graduates at the third and final commencement ceremony of the day. "And if you're a Republican, have a chat with a Democrat. Maybe you'll find some common ground, maybe you won't."

RICHMOND, Ky. - First Lady Michelle Obama is set address Eastern Kentucky University's graduating class May 11, according to the White House.