First lady Obama hugs Piper Shillingfort during the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington

 
First lady Obama hugs Piper Shillingfort during the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington
First lady Michelle Obama hugs Piper Shillingfort of Brooklyn, NY during the groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington February 22, 2012. The museum is scheduled to open on the National Mall in 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)