THIS is why representation matters!
As we reported in February, Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery were unveiled, with the former First Lady choosing Amy Sherald as her artist.
On Thursday, 37-year-old North Carolina resident Ben Hines took the (above) photo of a young girl staring at the artwork, and it immediately became a viral sensation!
Related: Melania Trump Is Following Barack Obama On Twitter!
Hines, who was in Washington D.C. to visit...