Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president outside the U.S. Capitol amid pomp and ceremony, plus music from Aretha Franklin, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Itzhak Perlman. The inaugural parade along Pennsylvania Avenue follows, and commentary is interspersed throughout the day. Rev. Rick Warren gives the invocation. Rev. Joseph Lowery, a founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, offers a benediction.
Terrence interviews voters around the country about the issues that are important to them in the upcoming presidential election. Also: opinions from Lauren London, Ludacris, Gabrielle Union, Ne-Yo, T.I. and Russell Simmons.
A report on the dearth of black models and the fashion insiders who are fighting to stop the trend. Included: remarks by Bethann Hardison, André Leon Tally, Tyson Beckford, Sean Combs, Kimora Lee Simmons and Damon Dash.
A discussion of stigmas associated with HIV/AIDS, featuring the thoughts of Magic Johnson; performers Jim Jones, Mario, Salt 'n' Pepa and Lyfe Jennings; and AIDS educators Marc Lamont Hill, Kevin Fenton and Pernessa Seele.
An interview with Barack Obama includes a look at his home life and political goals. Also: an examination of the role of the black vote in his candidacy and his plans for the African-American community should his campaign succeed.