The Nov. 19 installment of BET’s 106 & Park will feature a visit from First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. The special edition of 106 & Park, which will run an hour long, airs at 6pm ET on BET.
On the special 106 & Park episode, Michelle Obama will talk to hosts Bow Wow and Keshia Chanté about higher education and President Obama’s “North Star” goal, which aims to see America return to its position as the country with the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020. The First Lady will also share her personal story of the pivotal role that education played in her life.
For this episode, the 106 & Park audience will be comprised of local New York City high school and college students. Former BET host Jeff Johnson will be on hand to moderate the discussion between Michelle Obama, Bow Wow and Keshia Chanté.
First Lady Michelle Obama appears on a special edition of “106 & Park” Nov. 19 at 6pm ET on BET.
Update: Here’s a clip from Michelle Obama’s appearance on 106 & Park:
First Lady Michelle Obama hands a diploma to a graduating high school senior: Official White House photo by Chuck Kennedy/ZUMA Press/NEWSCOM