President Barack Obama embraces Stevie Wonder at the We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration concert at the Lincoln Memorial, January 18, 2009
Co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington and Newark Mayor Cory Booker attend The Huffington Post pre-inaugural ball at the Newseum on January 19, 2009 in Washington, D.C.
Alma Powell and Colin Powell attend the 2009 BET Inaugural Ball at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on January 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C. The Powells are founders of America's Promise Alliance, which served as a sponsor of the event.
Common performs at 'Yes We Will !' BET Inauguration Ball at the BET studios on January 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C.
Author Omar Tyree pictured at the Chestnut Law Firm's reception in honor of President Barack Obama, January 18, 2009 in Washington, D.C. The Chestnut Law Firm was founded by Chris Chestnut at the young age of 26, and he was recognized as a National Emerging Leader by President Barack Obama.
MTV host Sway and Kanye West appear on the MTV & ServiceNation: Live From The Youth Inaugural Ball at the Hilton Washington on January 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C.
Queen Latifah, Bono, Beyonce and Larry Mullen Jr. backstage at We are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial presented exclusively by HBO on Sunday January 18th 2009.
Entrepreneur Earvin "Magic" Johnson, 2009 BET Honors recipient, attends the 2nd Annual BET Honors at the Warner Theatre on January 17, 2009 in Washington, D.C.
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