Every February in the United States is considered Black History Month, and President Joe Biden made sure to mark the special period by sharing stunning photos from an event at the White House
On Tuesday, Biden and his VP, Kamala Harris, welcomed multiple people into the White House to celebrate Black History Month.
During the event, the president noted that he would be back next year to host another ceremony, subtly referencing his campaign to be re-elected for a second term.
Joe Biden Celebrates Black History Month
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, shared multiple stunning photos on his Instagram page on Wednesday, featuring individuals at the White House celebrating Black History Month.
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, along with their spouses, First Lady, Jill Biden and Douglas Emhoff, looked cheerful in the photos as they were surrounded by various individuals dressed to the nines to mark the historic month.
The photo carousel was captioned, “Happy Black History Month from the White House!”
At the event, Biden subtly spoke about his re-election, as he noted that this won’t be the last Black History Month celebration he hosts at the White House.
The president said to his guests, “We will be back here next year,” adding, “This community is the reason why I’m standing here, this community.”
Prior to the celebration, the White House released a statement, noting several accomplishments of Biden’s administration for the Black community.
The statement read, “Over the past three years, President Biden and Vice President Harris have leveraged the full force of the Federal Government to advance racial justice and equity and ensure the promise of America for all communities, including Black Americans, across the country.”
It continued, “With the support of these efforts, Black Americans are starting new businesses, creating jobs, buying homes, and taking advantage of increased education opportunities at historic rates — contributing to a 60% increase in wealth compared to before the pandemic.”
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