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Millennials, Generation Y—How Do ‘U’ Know-- What?
Originally published April 05, 2013

(April 5, 2013) Millennials, or Generation Y, are increasingly turning away from newspapers and even television and relying on the Internet and social media as their primary source of news and information. This generation knows nothing about newspaper boys yelling the latest headlines and they want their news faster than it can be printed.  That’s why newspapers, including the Afro American have launched websites to deliver news in both digital and print formats.   more More Arrow
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Ashley D. Diggs
- Many Americans celebrated the second inauguration of the 44th President of the United States in front of their television screens while others had the opportunity, or misfortunes depending on your perspective, to experience everything live.more More Arrow


President and First Lady Obama during the Inauguration Parade.
- For thousands of celebrants, the day of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration started with a visit to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument, a chance to mark both Obama’s occasion and Martin Luther King Day.more More Arrow


Crowds fill the National Mall to watch the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
- More than 700,000 people descended on Washington, D.C. Jan. 21 to witness the swearing-in of President Barack Obama and the Inaugural Parade, with many traveling great distances for the event.more More Arrow


Gabrielle Union
- WASHINGTON, D.C.--Just hours after President Obama was sworn in to his second term, a host of musicians, actors and dignitaries lined the red carpet at BET Networks' 2013 Inaugural Ball. more More Arrow


Frances Carter and Tiffany Riley with her two sons, 4 and 7.
- The biggest ticketed event of the year took place in Washington, D.C. last Monday. Nearly 1 million people traversed the national mall to witness the second and final swearing-in of President Barack Obama. Among these men, women and children were those who obtained coveted tickets, guaranteeing them a secured viewing location between the Washington monument and capitol. more More Arrow


President Obama giving his Inaugural Speech
- WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Rejecting calls for him to move closer toward his Republican critics, a confident President Barack H. Obama kicked off his second term on Monday by making an impassioned plea for a more inclusive America.more More Arrow


Alice Bynum, of the District said I am almost  a century and I voted for a Black man twice and he won. On December 4th she will be 99!
- WASHINGTON, D.C. --Tears rolled down the cheeks of a 60-year-old woman shortly after President Obama took the oath of office for his second term. She calmly let them drop without letting her hand interfere. more More Arrow


President Obama being sworn in for a second term.
Photo Credit/Khalid Naji Allah/Trice Edney News Wire
- Barack Obama, the son of a Kenyan government economist and a White anthropologist, was sworn in to his second term as president of the United States on Jan. 21, taking his oath with his hand touching Bibles owned by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.more More Arrow


President Barack Obama walks through the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, to the West Front an his ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. Photo/Molly Riley, Pool
- Great are the expectations of President Barack Obama, the historic first African-American president who was inaugurated for his second term on Jan. 21. more More Arrow


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