Michelle Obama, likely the most physically fit First Lady in White House history, was at the women’s Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament (CIAA) this weekend to promote her anti-obesity campaign, according to the Daily Reporter.
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Between games, The First Lady spoke to the crowd about how basketball can help enhance healthy living. The Daily Reporter has more:
Obama walked to midcourt and addressed the crowd about her national anti-obesity campaign. She touted basketball as a way to keep active.
“We need them to be the next generation to handle challenges,” she said.
She promised she wouldn’t talk long because “we’re going to be moving around.”
“There’s no better way than basketball to illustrate the point (of staying healthy.) We are a basketball family and my husband is a crazy fanatic about basketball,” she said.
The CIAA is made up of mostly historically black colleges and universities (HBCU‘s). For more on this story, go to the Daily Reporter.