Watch: President Obama to White House Visitors: ‘We Know It Is Black History Month When ... ’

President Barack Obama speaks, as first lady Michelle Obama listens, at a reception for Black History Month in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 18, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
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On Thursday President Barack Obama  and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed a group of activists and politicos to the White House for its Black History Month reception. 

The president joked about how he could tell it was Black History Month after someone from the crowd yelled, "Hey, Michelle!"


"We know it is Black History Month when you hear somebody say, 'Heyyy, Michelle! Girl, you look so good!' " Obama said.

And of course, Michelle had to let everyone know that she thought the president looked good, too!

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