To start their 7-day stay in Africa, Michelle, Malia and Leslie visited students at the Martin Luther King Middle School
, an all-girls school in Dakar on Thursday, the New York Daily News reported.
Her huge, beautiful Edible Schoolyard at Martin Luther King Middle School
in Berkeley, California, inspired many of the thousands of school gardens now flourishing.
Most of the students at San Francisco's Martin Luther King Middle School
live in Hunter's Point, a neighborhood that is dirt-poor, crime-ridden, and literally toxic: The air reeks with deadly fumes from an old Navy yard dumping-site Many of them come from what headmaster James Taylor calls "very impacted backgrounds, like what you would see on a TV special about crime in America.