October 18, 2021

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Presidential Inauguration to Celebrate African Americans

Presidential Inauguration to Celebrate African Americans

(Detroit) The resilience, culture and heroism of African Americans and the African Diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event on Tuesday that celebrates national diversity during the presidential election. Joe Biden.


Cat Stafford
Associated Press

Vice President-appointed Kamala Harris will address the “We Are One” event, which also highlights her as the first black and South Asian woman to hold the post.

Blacks were overwhelmingly supportive of Biden

African-American voters across the country have co-sponsored the election of Joe Biden to the presidency, which has received overwhelming support since his White House candidacy began. Institutional work led by blacks across the country has improved color voters and contributed to historic partnerships in key major states.

Tony Allen, head of the founding committee, said the programming “pays homage to the resilience, heroism and commitment of the communities of Black, Latin American, Asian American and Pacific islanders.” The coalitions that make up our country can come together to celebrate a new chapter in our history ”.

Leading black leaders in the country, including Mr Biden’s close House majority whip Jim Clyburn, make comments that have helped the candidate in South Carolina achieve major successes in the primaries. Of “Super Tuesday”.

Other speakers included Stacey Abrams, who said efforts to register and educate voters had helped turn Georgia in favor of Joe Biden, congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond, and Republican Joyce Beatty. Corey Booker and Georgia’s newly elected senator, Rev. Fr. Rafael Warnock.

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The event will pay tribute to the country’s historic legacy of black colleges and universities as well as blacks and fraternities. Kamala Harris is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, historically a black college graduate and vice president.

Musical performances

Glenda Glover, President and CEO of Sisterhood International and Wayne Frederick, President of Howard University will deliver keynote speeches.

The event will feature musical performances and performances by activists and individuals. It is hosted by Terrence J and features black cultural symbols such as Leslie Jones, DJ D-Nice, as well as Frankie Beverly, The O’Jes and Rhapsody.

The program is one of five days of programming under the inaugural theme “America United”. It opens on social media at 8pm on Tuesdays and picks up Urban One, Revolt TV and The Choice on Peacock, including NBC Universal’s streaming service.