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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…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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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Somehow, the Word ‘Crowd’ Doesn’t Quite Say It

Did I say there was a crowd at the Greenbelt, Md., Metro station this morning?…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Obama Starts Day at Church

President-elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are greeted at St. John’s Episcopal Church by…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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A Cold Morning in a New America

It’s a great day in America. And God, it’s too cold.
Joining the crowd in Greenbelt,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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More Blacks Say King’s Dream Fulfilled

A great majority of African-Americans believe that Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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25 Years…And Change

I am back where it all began, in Washington, D.C., to cover the presidential inauguration of one Barack Hussein Obama Jr.

The presidential inauguration of Barack Obama brings me full circle. My first ever professional reporting…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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A Woman With a Cause: Reparations

Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely, the community mayor of Harlem, New York, is clearly a…

By Joyce Jones

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The World Awaits No. 44

The world waits for Barack Obama inauguration.

By Joyce Jones

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BE Publisher Reflects on Obama-King Connection

Celebrity sightings in Washington, DC, are nothing new these days but still, it hasn’t diminished…

By Joyce Jones

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Finding Inspiration in a New President

Ever since President-elect Barack Obama began to capture the nation’s attention, he has been…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Does His Part

President-elect Barack Obama did his part. And so did thousands of other Americans on today,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Private-Equity Firms Seek to Expand Influence in Obama Era

With the inauguration of Barack Obama as the first black president of the U.S. a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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CBCF and the People’s Inauguration Project

Sylvester Charles Williams, 100, flew to Washington, DC, to celebrate Obama’s inauguration at the…

By Joyce Jones

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Voices From Washington

Continuing a Family Tradition
Ever since President-elect Barack Obama won the Iowa caucus, North Carolina…

By Joyce Jones

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Transcript: Obama Thanks America

Transcript of President-elect Barack Obama’s remarks at the Lincoln Memorial celebration.
Washington, D.C.
Sunday, January 18,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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