Black Leaders React to Obama's Inauguration

As the nation swore in its first black president today, many leaders of the civil rights movement came to the nation's capital to witness firsthand an event they never thought they'd see in their lifetimes. And there was nowhere else they'd rather be. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell called the inauguration "a fabulous day for all Americans. "I'm not ashamed to say, in fact I'm proud to say, I was tearing up just like everybody else," Powell told ABC News. "What can one say about a...Full Story
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