Watch This: President Obama Delivers Morehouse Commencement Address

After a tough week in Washington, the president delivered strong words of encouragement to more than 500 graduates on a rainy Sunday.

President Obama delivers commencement address at Morehouse College. (White House/YouTube)

Barack Obama arrived in Atlanta on a rainy Sunday to be with a friendlier crowd, after a rough week in Washington, to become the first sitting president to deliver the commencement address at Morehouse College, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The president was scheduled to later attend a fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee at the home of Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, the site reports.

Watch the address here:

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