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President, Wife Kick off Night of Balls With ‘Neighbors’

The First Lady steps out in Jason Wu white gown

The night of inaugural balls began with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle…

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Ready for Day One

Immediately following President Barack Obama’s formal swearing in, some of his aides made their way…

By Joyce Jones

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Inauguration Memories from Harlem

A nation celebrates history

People from every race descended on Harlem’s Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Plaza to witness the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Parade Watchers Say Wait Was Well Worth It

Visitors reflect on their experiences at the inauguration

Frigid weather and more than an hour delay did not deter hundreds from snagging a…

By Brittany Hutson

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Reactions Heard Around the World

From Chicago to Japan, the manifestation of joy is universal

Joy rang out around the nation and globe as Barack Obama took the presidential oath…

By Renita Burns

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Day 1

Barack Hussein Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States…

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Special Report: Election ’08

What you can learn from Barack Obamas management style

Barack Obama was known as “No Drama Obama” during his historic presidential campaign. And according…

By Kelly E. Carter

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Performers Take To the Streets For Inaugural Parade

Bands from Barack and Michelle Obama's alma maters perform

At least 93 organizations from across the country accepted an invitation to march in President…

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Sens. Kennedy, Byrd Fall Ill at Luncheon

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) suffered a seizure at a post-inauguration luncheon for President…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Revelers Gather in Harlem to Watch History Being Made

Bonds are formed in witnessing dream come true

Out in the fresh air of 125th Street in Harlem, New York just minutes after…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama and Lincoln: From Food Themes to the Bible

The historic inauguration of President Barack Obama comes at another prime historic ocassion, the Abraham…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Transcript: Obama’s Inaugural Address

Barack Hussein Obama’s Inaugural Address
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Washington, D.C.
My fellow citizens:
I stand here today…

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It Is Done

At 12:05 pm, Barack Hussein Obama Jr. became the 44th President of the United States…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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New York Watches with Anticipation as Obama Becomes President

Children beam with excitement, intellectuals beam with pride

In contrast to the elementary excitement at Democracy College Prep School–where everyone is excited just…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Sworn In as President of the U.S.

Barack Hussein Obama Jr. was sworn into office as the 44th president of the United…

By Joyce Jones

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It’s Really Happening

It is, indeed, a glorious day, a perfect first day of the Presidential administration of Barack Obama.

It is, indeed, a glorious day, a perfect first day of the Presidential administration of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Vendors Capitalize on Obamamania

Merchandise sold in 4 inaugural zones around the Washington Mall

As 2 million people flood the streets of Washington D.C. today to witness Barack Obama…

By Brittany Hutson

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Democracy Prep Witnesses Democracy in Action

Eighth graders Monique Grocia, Zyaire Taylor, and Melia Douyon sit at a welcome table…

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Record-Setting Crowd on Cold, Cloudy Day

Security measures and crowd capacity are expected to be unprecented as President-elect Barack Obama…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Eyewitness to History

I am seated on the Southwest side of the U.S. Capitol  Building waiting for…

By Derek T. Dingle

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