Inauguration 2013

    Black Star Power Shines Bright at BET Inaugural Ball

    WASHINGTON, D.C.--Just hours after President Obama was sworn in to his second term, a host of musicians, actors and dignitaries lined the red carpet at BET Networks' 2013 Inaugural Ball. The black-tie affair, hosted by...

    MC Lyte, Legend, Honored at Second Hip Hop Inaugural Ball

    Celebrating the re-election of President Barack H. Obama and the hip hop culture influence on politics, stars lined the green carpet, in place of the classic red one, leading into the Harman Center in...

    Youth Events Celebrate Obama Inauguration

    Washington D.C.--What happens when you put boy band Mindless Behavior on stage in a room of thousands of teeny boppers? You get screaming at an unbearable decibel level and one of the electrifying highlights...

    Fashionably Capitalizing on the 2013 Presidential Inauguration

    When Gerald Matthews created GeraldMatthewsCollections and G of NY Clothing in 2003, he couldn’t have imagined the big break that would change the direction of that business. Designing and selling custom clothing on the...

    Rapper Lupe Fiasco Invited to Leave Inaugural Stage Event

    Grammy award nominee Lupe Fiasco was asked to leave the stage of an inauguration event Jan. 20 interrupting an anti-war song by the 31-year-old rapper in a performance that was characterized as “bizarre” and...

    President Calls on Americans to Rally Together to Resolve Nation’s Woes

    In a less high-flown more pragmatic speech than he delivered four years ago, President Obama urged Americans during his second inaugural speech on Jan. 21 to take collective action to solve the nation’s myriad...

    First Lady Michelle Obama Dazzles on Inauguration Day

    They may be afraid to admit it openly, but many Americans who tuned in to the second inauguration of President Obama were just as excited about seeing what Michelle Obama would wear as they...

    Film, “The House I Live In”, Draws Large Inauguration, Celebrity Crowd

    A showing of a film at Shiloh Baptist Church about America’s failed drug war proved to be a huge inaugural weekend attraction on Jan. 19, with hundreds of people lining up more than 90...

    6,000 National Guard Troops Processed for Obama Inauguration Support

    Thousands of National Guard troops from across the country have been temporarily assigned to Washington to assist with inauguration events, officials said. Most of the troops were processed at the National Guard Armory on East...

    Thousands of MLK Day Volunteers Gather on National Mall

    Thousands gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Saturday to participate in volunteer activities on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the holiday President Barack H. Obama declared a National Day of Service. Young and...

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