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Obama’s parade trip will be accompanied by the tightest, and deadliest, security a head of state has ever seen. Behind Cadillac One will be a machine-gun equipped Chevrolet Suburban.  Watch exclusive video here.

According to CNN, Sen. Edward Kennedy has collapsed at a luncheon honoring President Obama. Paramedics have responded to the scene.

Watch the full video of what has already been called “the greatest in history.”

President Obama escorts former President Bush to a waiting helicopter as he leaves the White House for the final time.

WASHINGTON – Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America’s first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose “hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord” to overcome the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

According to historian Leroy Vaughn, author of Black People and Their Place in World History, Barack Obama is not the first Black President of The United States.

See the photos of the inauguration of America’s first African-American president, Barack Obama!

In anticipation of  Inauguration Day, NewsOne’s Bakari Kitwana sat down with Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty for a brief discussion.

Click thru for a fully interactive history of US Presidential inaugurations and see what Obama’s moment has to live up to.

Large crowds thronged to the capital Monday on the eve of Barack Obama‘s elevation to the presidency as America honored slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The president-elect appealed to the nation he is soon to lead to honor King’s memory through service to others.