Michelle Obama Poses with J.Lo & Gives Great Speech at LULAC

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First Lady Michelle Obama gave the keynote address at the 2014 LULAC Convention in New York City -- but not until after posing for a quick selfie with Jennifer Lopez. 

"Me and my girl @flotus at #LULAC National convention for the empowerment of Latinos. #represent #keynotespeaker #introingthekeynotespeak #dreambig," Lopez, 44, wrote on Instagram

J.Lo introduced FLOTUS as the keynote speaker at the 85th national convention for LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens. 

During her speech, the First Lady addressed education and college admissions in the Latino community. "In the face of so many challenges and obstacles, you're still asking the hard questions," she told the audience. "How do we instill in them that hunger for education?" 

"There are still too many young people in this country who aren't getting the education they need," she continued. "Too many young people in the Latino community just aren't fulfilling their potential." 

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Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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