SLIDESHOW: Michelle Obama visits Atlanta’s historic Booker T. Washington High School

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    Press members await entry to Atlanta's Booker T. Washington High School in preparation for appearances by First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
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    Police officers and Secret Service agents were on hand to screen guests on their way into the gymnasium.
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    Booker T. Washington High School is the legendary alma mater of Martin Luther King Jr.
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    The afternoon's festivities were emceed by MTV's Sway Calloway.
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    The event kicked off Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's three-state tour.
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    First Lady Michelle Obama talked about her own high school experience.
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    First Lady Michelle Obama addresses students at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta.
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    Students packed the school's gymnasium.
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    The Back-to-School Bus Tour isn't just a fancy name - there's a real bus!
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    Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal and Ms. Wheelchair USA Yvette Pegues.
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    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan answers questions outside the high school.
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    Booker T. Washington High School students interview with local and national media.
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    The high school's iconic Booker T. Washington statue.

Photos of First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s event at Booker T. Washington High School originally appeared on atlantamagazine.com.

 

Cameron Albert-Deitch // Atlanta magazine

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