Tag Archives: inauguration

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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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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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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Dispatches From the Mall …

Dispatches from the opening inaugural celebration at the Lincoln Memorial
And it is over. The…

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The People’s Concert

(Source: PIC)
The star-studded concert kicking off four days of official inaugural celebrations brought out…

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Obama Lays Wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns

President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden and their wives pay their respects after…

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The People’s Train

As the Obama train slowly rolled into Wilmington, Delaware, it was greeted by almost 8,000…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Lesson Plans Take Inauguration to the Classroom

Organizations work with PIC to offer kids enlightenment

Millions of people are traveling to Washington D.C. to witness history as President-elect Barack Obama…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Before You Head to the Inaugural Festivities …

With only 3 days to go until the word "elect" becomes obsolete for President-elect Barack Obama, there are several things to considering before heading out to the ceremony and other festivities. Here are a few things you should knew as you venture out to become part of history:

With only 3 days to go until the word “elect” becomes obsolete for President-elect Barack…

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Step Out In Style Inaugural Weekend

Obama-inspired picks to suit your fancy

As Inauguration Day draws near, many have been inspired by President-elect Barack Obama’s ascent to…

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Inauguration Updates: Map, Ticket Info, Wyclef Jean, and More

The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) released information about the ticket and access…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Everyday Americans Getting Chance of a Lifetime

President-elect continues to open access for inauguration

When President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden take historic train ride from Philadelphia to Washington…

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Obama to Host Youth Ball, Regional Balls Inaugural Night

Invited guests to enjoy night of festivities with president-elect

According to reports, Barack Obama will host the Youth Inaugural Ball, along with five regional…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Stand-Ins to Participate in Inauguration Rehearsals

Inaugural committee sets stage for historic event

As with any momentous event, such as a wedding, graduation, or play, diligent preparation is…

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Waited Until the Last Minute? Can’t be There? There’s Hope

Your inauguration updates

As Inauguration Day draws near, many are finalizing their plans to become part of the…

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Obama’s Train Ride, HBCUs Join Celebrations, and More

Your inauguration updates

President-elect Barack Obama will be traveling to the inauguration celebrations in Washington, D.C. by train…

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Inauguration: Invites, Liquor Sales, and a Celebrity-Filled Ball

More information leading to the inauguration

The Tuskegee Airman are slated to be among the 30,000 people fortunate enough to occupy…

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Black Churches to Celebrate Inauguration With Ball

Gala

To commemorate the historic inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, black church leaders will have its…

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