Christine King Farris, sister of Martin Luther King, Jr, smiles as President Barack Obama is sworn in on her brother’s bible as she watches from Ebenezer Baptist Church following the 45th Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service in Atlanta, Georgia, January 21
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden pay their respects at the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue in the Capitol rotunda
Eldest living sisiter of Dr. King, Christine King Farris
Two-year-old Elias Kabongo of Waldorf poses for his parents at the Martin Luther King memorial (Washington Post – thank you Marlz)
10:50 ET: The President holds an event at Asheville Regional Event in Fletcher, NC.
4:50: Gives remarks at West Wilkes High School in Millers Creek, NC.
11:0: Visits YMCA on Guilford Technical Community College campus in Jamestown, NC.
5:00: Delivers remarks at Greensville County High School in Emporia, VA
10:30: Delivers remarks at Joint Base Langley-Eustis
2:40: Speaks to fire fighters at Fire Station 9 North Chesterfield, VA
An Afghan carpet seller displays a handmade rug bearing the image of US President Barack Obama inside his shop in Kabul, Afghanistan. The shop owner said the he spent a year sewing the carpet and that it is not for sale. (From Boston.com – thank you Loriah)
Politicususa: Tea Party darling Christine O’Donnell’s book signing in Republican Naples, Florida drew a total of five people. Five. Five people. That’s it. Just like a Sarah Palin event, the media outnumbered the actual attendees.