Pres. Bush Hosts Black Music Celebration At The White House
June 25, 2007 at 9:19 AM (PT)
In celebration of JUNE-BLACK MUSIC MONTH, PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH hosted a gathering in the East Room of THE WHITE HOUSE on FRIDAY, JUNE 22. Special guests included Dr. DOROTHY HEIGHT and BET founder ROBERT JOHNSON.
Other invited musicians who performed during the celebration included KEM OWENS, 15-year-old KARINA PASIAN and TOURIE and DAMIEN ESCOBAR.
“Each of the performers has inspired people across the world with their talents, and each performer has brought great pride to the UNITED STATES," President BUSH said. "It's really a great country that can produce a diverse group of musicians that can serve as ambassadors about what's right about AMERICA."