The inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States of America brought millions upon millions to Washington, D.C.
Hollywood showed up for the event. Celebrities were everywhere. Denzel Washington and Diddy stood in front of the President as others were seated taking the speech in.
Singer Smokey Robinson attended.
Actor Samuel Jackson.
Michigan Congressman John Conyers was on the platform, just feet away from the event and gives his take on history.
Reverend Jesse Jackson reflects on the occasion