Photo of the Day: Obama embraces Nigeria's disability rights activist Grace Jerry

Aug 4 2015 - 7:24am
Obama embraces Grace  Jerry

Obama embraces Grace Jerry

U.S. President Barack Obama embraces Nigerian disability-rights activist and musician Grace Alache Jerry after she introduced him during the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel August 3, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Identified as Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘most promising young leaders,’ 500 people were invited by the U.S. State Department for the three-day summit where they interact with representatives from the public, private, and non-profit sectors. AFP

And this from AP:

President Barack Obama thanks human rights advocate, African singer Grace Alache Jerry of Nigeria after she introduced him  at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Barack Obama thanks human rights advocate, African singer Grace Alache Jerry of Nigeria after she introduced him at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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