From the NBC Chicago Street Team: I’m sitting at Dine Restaurant next to a table of ladies who just toasted our soon-to-be 44th President. As one raised her mimosa she said “I never would’ve thought it.”
It’s surreal to think that we are finally witnessing something that thousands of people have struggled to bring to pass, and it’s appropriate that the day after we honor one of the most significant fighters for equality Mr. Obama becomes our Commander In Chief.
No matter what your political beliefs, what we are witnessing today is a moment that defines America. We will remember exactly where we were at the moment the first African American became President of the United States.