Photo of powerful moment in American history: Great Great Grand daughter of former Slave, Jim Robinson, carries Lincoln Bible to Inauguration of America’s first Black President at the (slave-built) White House

read a bit about Michelle Obama’s heritage here, and ponder how unlikely her great great grandfather would have considered what happened on

January 20, 2009.

click here to read article about a grandson of a former slave who still farms the same land as his grandfather and what he thinks about the inauguration of America’s first Black President.

click here to read about the use of African American slave labor in the building of the White House, could the men who built the White House 200 years ago have imagined a Black President in their wildest dreams?

2009 Obama Inauguration Photographs: Clintons, Bushes, Gores, Carters, Obamas, Justices and more, neat snap shots