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Celebs Celebrate Two Terms At The 2013 Root Ball + President Obama Gets OFFICIALLY Sworn In

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It's official.  President Barack Obama formally kicked off his second term as President of the United States on Sunday afternoon.  And we've got the pics of his swearing in ceremony with the First Fam, plus celebs celebrating Inauguration Weekend at The Root Ball, inside...

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With his fab wife Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha & Malia as witnesses, Prez O was officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Sunday.  His public ceremony goes down Monday morning for the world to see from the Capitol steps:

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Malia gave her dad a big hug afterwards.  And can we discuss the fabulousness of these bangs on Mrs. O as she rocked her blue Reed Krakoff dress?  Loves it!


And as Inauguration weekend rolls on in D.C., celebs are rushing to the city to celebrate O's second term as POTUS.  So Saturday night at the Root Ball, folks showed up to have some fun at the National Museum of American History.

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YBF actress Angela Bassett and her short coif made their way to the event.

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CNN anchor Don Lemon debuted his boyfriend on the carpet.  Get it Mr. Lemon....

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Singer Kenny Lattimore hit up the event.

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Morris Chestnut's sexy self made his way to the Ball.  And by the way, he's starring in the upcoming movie The Call with Halle Berry.

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MSNBC anchor Al Sharpton hit the event with his fam.  Of course he had to support the Washington Post owned online publication TheRoot.com.

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NAACP President & CEO Ben Jealous hit the carpet with his lawyer wife Lia Epperson.


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Attorney General Eric Holder hit the carpet with his wife Dr. Sharon Malone.

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And actor Chris Tucker, who's currently starring in the Oscar nominated Silver Lining's Playbook, chatted up the media on the carpet.  Fab times.


The Root Ball Photographer: Jewel Scott Jones/TheYBF.com/JewelScottJonesPhotos.com




Sasha's purple dress with

Sasha's purple dress with those gold shoes are cute!!! #flips.hair.that.is.all
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Aside from the Obama's,

Aside from the Obama's, everyone else looks kind of weird....and whats going on with Al. Sharpton????

Eric Holder & his wife are

Eric Holder & his wife are adorable. I never get tired of Sasha & Malia visuals. Chris Tuckers role in Silver Linings was refreshing, good job. Ms Bassett never aging beauty shines as usual.
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How cute is Sasha's dress?

How cute is Sasha's dress?
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yes, with her little gold

yes, with her little gold matching shoes #flips.hair.that.is.all
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Al sharpton is truly loking

Al sharpton is truly loking like a bobblehead or one of those half bodied statues.
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I have nothing but love and

I have nothing but love and respect for The First Family. This is another historic day--Obama's SECOND Inauguration. The fact that the *right* man won as compared to racist, sexist, out-of-touch Romney is something to celebrate!!!!!

YES MA'AM, Ms. Angela. Go

YES MA'AM, Ms. Angela. Go 'head, mama! And who can forget such a fabulous First Lady? Elegance + grace = poised to perfection. WHEW!
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Congrats Barrack.... i cant

Congrats Barrack.... i cant believe that crazy chris brown and trey songz rumor...i mean just google kelsnetwork
reane's picture

The trolls be lurkin all

The trolls be lurkin all times of night! They need to find a way to keep this site for the Young Black and Fabulous and make the commenters also at least be BLACK! Why would a non-Black person want to comment on a Black blog? ANYWHO! AL SHARPTON looks like a Bobblehead! He has to be 45 lbs soaking wet! Angela needs to give Halle back her hairdoo! And Morris..mmmmmm mmmmm..come to mama!
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Sometimes you are actually

Sometimes you are actually funny,,,,,,today you're just a corny ho.
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Now this is TRULY a Young

Now this is TRULY a Young Black Fabulous post! Malia is such a "daddy's girl" & Sasha looks like she was ready to call it a day lol! I had NO CLUE Don Lemon was GAY, but hey CNN headquarters is in ATLANTA! The CEO of the NAACP looks like he's related to GEORGE LOPEZ (or Fred Hammond)--WTF? Chris Tucker is AGGGING..and not well! Angela Bassett is so damn STUNNING, I look forward to her & Mary's new Lifetime movie!
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