First lady Michelle Obama today hailed blues music as "deeply American" and "deeply human" at a workshop for several dozen middle and high school students in the State Dining Room - an event held as part of the ongoing White House music series and in recognition of African-American history month, ABC OTUS News reports.
"This music wraps all of our emotions - whether it's love and loss, joy and sorrow, heartbreak and celebration - it wraps it all into an art form that stirs our souls and it helps us rise above all our struggles," Obama said.
She was joined on stage...

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