Stories tagged: "inauguration 2021"


Michigan families and leaders celebrated the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday—and took plenty of photos to commemorate the historic day.
PHOTOS: How Families and Leaders From MI to DC Celebrated America’s New Chapter

From winter gear to brave the cold on the US Capitol steps to cozy home celebrations, Michiganders are celebrating the beginning of the next chapter of American history.

The "Field of Flags" is pictured on the National Mall as the US Capitol Building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. - President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn into office January 20, 2021.
‘History Being Made’: Michigan Reacts to the Biden-Harris Inauguration

A new chapter in American history began Wednesday, Jan. 20, and watching that new beginning brought Michiganders to tears.

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.
A Michigander’s Guide to President Biden’s First 100 Days

President Joe Biden has a lot of priorities for his first 100 days in office, from vaccinating 100 million Americans to the Equality Act. We show how five of those will impact Michigan.

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
How VP Kamala Harris Expands the Definition of Who Gets to Hold Power in American Politics

“Folks are going to have to adapt to her rather than her adapting to them."

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Inauguration Week Event Celebrates the Resiliency of Black Americans

The “We Are One” virtual celebration will feature music, guest speakers, and performances from America’s famed HBCU marching bands as the country celebrates this historic inauguration of the Biden-Harris administration.

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris (L) and President-elect Joe Biden (R) pose for a photo posted to their official inaugural Twitter account 1 week before Inauguration Day.
The Presidential Inauguration Is Jan. 20. Here’s How You Can Watch.

From virtual watch parties to live streaming online, Michiganders celebrate the historic ceremony from the comfort—and safety—of home.

Gov. Whitmer delivered powerful remarks with grace and humor at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
President-elect Biden Taps Gov. Whitmer to Help Craft Pandemic-Safe Inauguration

Often hailed for her handling of the pandemic, Gov. Whitmer was named one of the co-chairs of the committee planning a very different inauguration.