Here is the list of speakers from Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The big names included former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders and first lady Michelle Obama.
Theme: United Together
Monday will focus on putting the future of American families front and center and how we’re stronger together when we build an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top, and when everyone has a chance to live up to their God-given potential. DREAMer Astrid Silva will share her story and her fight to keep families together.
First lady Michelle Obama
(Information is provided by the White House’s website.) First lady Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is a lawyer, writer and the wife of the 44th and current President, Barack Obama. She is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Through her four main initiatives, she has become a role model for women and an advocate for healthy families, service members and their families, higher education, and international adolescent girls education.
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