2013 Inauguration

Go Inside The Trip Of A Lifetime

In January 2013, six Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communication students got the opportunity of a lifetime. Accompanied by a professor/editor, they headed to Washington, D.C, to cover the second inauguration of President [...]

SFNS Teases Mini-doc About Washington D.C. Trip

In January 2013, six Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communication students got the opportunity of a lifetime. Accompanied by a professor/editor, they headed to Washington D.C to cover the second inauguration of President [...]

Nothing Stood In The Way Of Jill Hanson And Barack Obama

Jill Hanson (left),  Verline Smith and Destiny Rawls walked nearly three miles from the Stadium Armory to the National Mall to see President Obama inaugurated. PHOTO BY BRITTNY C. VALDES / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE Photo: [...]

A Trip They Will Always Remember

Elizabeth A. Bain (left) chats with her new best friend Eunice Louis-Ferdinand as they travel by charter bus from West Palm Beach to Washington, D.C., to take President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. The pair, who met [...]

Bus Trip Takes Supporters To Obama Inaugural

Passengers store their baggage and crowd outside the charter buses’ doors, eager to begin their trip to Washington, D.C for Barack Obama’s second inauguration. PHOTO BY BRITTNY C. VALDES / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE     [...]

Palm Beach County Visitors To The D.C. See a Broader Lesson In Obama’s Inauguration

The bus trip organized by the Martin Luther King Jr. Coordinating Committee took 38 passengers in a 24-hour drive to Washington, D.C., to spend less than 10 hours in the capital for the presidential inauguration and [...]

Church Opens Its Doors To Tired, Cold D.C Crowds For The Second Time

The scrawled sign offering tired inauguration-goers warm drinks, bathroom facilities and a brief rest at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation on Capitol Hill.  PHOTO BY NEIL REISNER / SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS SERVICE       [...]

After 24-hour Trip To D.C, MLKCC Of West Palm Beach Returns With Mixed Emotions

In 2009, Erma Porter took her grandson, Eric Wilson, to see the first inauguration of President Barack Obama. This time, Antoinette WIlson, her daughter, and Elysse, her granddaughter, joined them in a more unexpected  journey. PHOTO [...]

Fifty Years After Freedom Riders, Integrated Bus Takes Southerners To Inauguration

A charter bus left West Palm Beach on Sunday carrying 38 people to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration Monday. PHOTO BY BARBARA CORBELLINI DUARTE       By Barbara Corbellini Duarte   South Florida News Service [...]