Obama '09 Presidential Inauguration - jsnyder42
Queen Latifah invokes Marian Anderson, the contralto who was denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall in the 1940s by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Intervention by Eleanor Roosevelt led to Anderson giving her concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Queen Latifah invokes Marian Anderson, the contralto who was denied permission to sing at Constitution Hall in the 1940s by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Intervention by Eleanor Roosevelt led to Anderson giving her concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.