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Bringing the Internet to the White House

Posted on · Barack Obama brought the presidency into the internet age. His campaign to the White House was aided by a vast online community of supporters. It harnessed the power of social technologies including blogs, texts, and iphones. Pat Hernandez has more.

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A Lesson in History

Posted on · The start of a new presidency has provided instructors with a teaching moment. But some teachers at Burbank Middle School on the north side are still amazed about the Inauguration of the nation's first African-American president. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Houstonians Celebrate History

Posted on · Houstonians assembled in churches and schools across the city today to witness the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. More than a hundred people gathered at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in the heart of the Third Ward. Laurie Johnson was there.

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Local Artist Paints Obama

Posted on · For many African Americans next weeks presidential inauguration will be seen as the culmination of a long struggle to reach the top...or the mountaintop as Dr. King put it. Here in Houston a local black artist finds himself in that same struggle. But as Bill Stamps reports, his painting of the country's first black president could change that.