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Paying tribute to a selfless sacrifice

  Myrlie Evers-Williams became the first woman and layperson to deliver the invocation at the presidential inauguration. The widow of Medgar Evers, who was assassinated after becoming a powerful figure in the fight for civil rights, Myrlie Evers-Williams delivered a six-minute prayer that was more tha

Medgar Evers’ widow shares his legacy

  Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of Medgar Evers, discusses her husband’s role in the civil rights movement. She will be the first layperson and the first woman to deliver the invocation at a presidential inauguration on Monday.

What will Michelle Obama wear on Inauguration Day?

  As the first lady receives praise for her newly cut bangs and edgier hairstyle, speculation is swirling about which designers she will wear for the various events she will attend on Inauguration Day. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports.

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