SiriusXM’s B. Smith to Interview First Lady Michelle Obama

by Hassahn Liggins - Posted: February 26, 2013 at 11:26 am, Category: URBAN

Michelle OOn the third anniversary of the “Let’s Move!,” campaign, The First Lady speaks with B. Smith about teaching kids how to make healthy choices, the changes she was forced to make as a working mother and being a style icon

B. Smith named White House Guest Chef of the Day for Black History Month celebration at the White House

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that SiriusXM host B. Smith will interview First Lady Michelle Obama on the third anniversary of “Let’s Move!,” the national campaign she launched with the goal of ending childhood obesity within one generation.

In the interview airing Tuesday, February 26 at 5:00pm ET on The B. Smith and ‘Thank You Dan’ Show on SiriusXM Urban View, channel 128, Obama will talk about the campaign and her commitment to help end childhood obesity, the changes she had to make as a busy, working mother, being a style icon and celebrating Black History Month. The interview will replay Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm ET.

SiriusXM hosts B. Smith and Dan Gasby have also been invited to attend the Black History Month reception at the White House as guests of the President and the First Lady on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. The reception follows B. Smith’s invitation to be a Guest Chef of the Day where she will chose and prepare a special menu for the White House.

Launched by First Lady Michelle Obama in 2010, “Let’s Move!” is dedicated to creating a healthy start for children by empowering parents and caregivers; providing healthy food in schools; improving access to healthy, affordable foods and increasing physical activity. The campaign, which she has called her mission and passion, aims to change the way a generation of kids thinks about food and nutrition.

The B. Smith and ‘Thank You Dan’ Show airs daily, Monday through Friday, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm on SiriusXM Urban View, channel 128. The husband-and-wife team, B. Smith and Dan Gasby, invite listeners to join in on their daily conversations about healthy living, food, entertaining, succeeding in business, as well as sharing their secrets to a successful relationship.

SiriusXM Urban View features B. Smith and Dan Gasby, Joe Madison, Al Sharpton, and other channel hosts as they offer listeners conversations about lifestyle, social, political, and economic issues from the African American perspective.