Inaugurations Archives

A new era begins: The Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

January 21, 2021

On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States along with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. It was a mixed celebration as Vice President Harris is the first female, and Black and Asian vice president, and the new administration marks a big change from the administration… [Read More]

‘History has its eyes on us.’ Poet Amanda Gorman seeks right words for Presidential Inauguration

January 21, 2021

When Amanda Gorman was asked to write a poem for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday January 20, 2021, she didn’t know where to begin. The nation had just been through a bitter election. Americans are as divided as ever. And the pandemic continues to rage. “It was really daunting to begin the poem because… [Read More]