Inauguration

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How Your Faves Really Feel About the #Inauguration

The Obamas’ departure from the White House and Donald Trump’s first day as president compelled many entertainers of color to speak their minds on social media. They didn’t hold back.

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[VIDEO] Muslim Women on What Comes Next in Trump's America

“It’s so important to me that I translate my emotions into action.”

The black and gray silhouette of a person wearing a hoodie is the backdrop of text that asks affected communities about how they feel about Trump taking office.

[VIDEO] Million Hoodies for Justice Has an Inauguration Day Message for the Anxious Masses

Today the youth leaders are talking to you, not President Trump.

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The Inauguration Protests in 11 Tweets

From Black Lives Matter to #NoDAPL, activists are out in full force in Washington, D.C.

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WATCH: Latinx People Respond to Trump's First Day

Latinxs, many of whom feel particularly vulnerable under the new political regime, share their feelings about the incoming Trump Administration.

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WATCH: Solange and Esperanza Spalding Sing for Resistance at Peace Ball

The sold-out show took over the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the official inauguration concert.

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Janelle Monáe, Janet Mock Join Women's March on Washington Lineup

The march is positioned as an act of solidarity for women who value human rights as the nation changes leadership.

Thousands of anti-Donald Trump protesters, including many pro-immigrant groups, held a demonstration along 5th Avenue in New York City on November 13, 2016.

Going to the Women's March in DC? Be Prepared

This means staying hydrated, fueled and safe—especially if you’re a person of color, undocumented or in the LGBTQ community.

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Why I'm Skipping The Women's March on Washington [OPINION]

I don’t know that I serve my own mental health needs by putting my body on the line to feign solidarity with women who by and large didn’t have my back prior to November.

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British Singer Will Perform at Trump's Inauguration Under One Condition

Rebecca Ferguson wants to sing “Strange Fruit,” which she described as “a reminder of how love is the only thing that will conquer all the hatred in this world.”

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In Trying Times, Some Songs for Healing and Persevering

From Run the Jewels to Solange, we offer our favorite artists’ work to help process the rage and hopelessness you might be feeling right now.

Professional Lip Reader Says He Knows Why The First Lady Rolled Her Eyes at Boehner

“Inside Edition” sent out their detectives to do some investigating.

I'm Barack Obama and I Approve These Bangs

“I love Michelle Obama,” the president said at the start of brief remarks at a candlelight reception at the National Building Museum on Sunday. “And to address the most significant event of this weekend: I love her bangs.”

Sasha Obama: 'Good Job, Dad. You Didn't Mess Up' This Time

After giving Dad a “Good job!” she added a reminder of his flubbed words four years ago. “You didn’t mess up,” Sasha went on to say, teasing the commander in chief.

Cornel West Explains Why it Bothers Him Obama Took Oath Using MLK's Bible

At a poverty-reduction forum last week, Princeton professor Cornel West said he was “upset” after learning that Barack Obama was being sworn in on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Bible.

Full Text of President Obama's Second Inaugural Address

“You and I, as citizens, have the power to set this country’s course,” the president concluded. “You and I, as citizens, have the obligation to shape the debates of our time.”

Cuban-American Priest Will Deliver Inaugural Benediction

León’s benediction will mark his second appearance on the inauguration stage.

Justice Sotomayor to Become First Latina to Administer Oath of Office

Another first for Latinos at the inauguration.

Obama to Use Lincoln's and Martin Luther King's Bibles for Swearing-in

Though there is no constitutional requirement for the use of a Bible during the swearing-in, Presidents have traditionally used Bibles for the ceremony.

Megdar Evers' Widow to Deliver Convocation at Inauguration

Myrlie Evers-Williams will become the first woman, and someone other than clergy, to say the prayer that precedes the ceremonial oath of office.