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ESSENCE caught up with inauguration-goers to find out their views on the historic event, the state of the country and what they are looking forward to most in the next four years.
Martin and Jane Kihiko of Elkridge, Maryland, who are originally from Kenya,...
Martin and Jane Kihiko of Elkridge, Maryland, who are originally from Kenya, birthplace of Obama’s father.
Jane: “I would like him to get more involved in Africa and find ways to help strengthen democracy on the continent.”
Martin: …and to have more influence in the African political arena to help African countries be more democratic, more honest, more for the people and be more inspired by the U.S.”
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