Peniel Joseph provides live analysis of presidential inauguration for PBS

Peniel JosephPeniel Joseph, associate professor of African and Afro-American studies and author of "Waiting til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America," provided commentary on President Barack Obama's landmark inauguration and his promise for a new era of responsibility for PBS' NewsHour.

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Joseph also recently discussed the impact of an Obama presidency with the Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle

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