09/05/2012 01:46 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Opening Night At The DNC


Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio
The First Lady smiles during an extended applause break

By: Youth Radio

Tuesday marked the opening night of the DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina, with conventioneers taking to the Time Warner Arena for the first time. Speeches traced two common themes -- so-called women's issues like abortion, pay inequality, healthcare, and motherhood, as well as economic justice & the growing class divide.

Check out photos from the night below:

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