Monday, April 13, 2009

Big Egg Rolls

It's a tradition that dates back to the 19th century
Here black children in Washington, D.C. participate in the annual Easter egg hunt at the White House> This was one of the public events that blacks were allowed to attend in that segregated city.

White House Easter Egg Roll, 1898. Courtesy Library of Congress.

Irony yes, but it seems like the Obamas have to one up everything> This year, 30,000 people are expect for the annual White house Easter Egg Roll - more

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