NPR's Michele Norris says many young black men live in Washington, but they don't usually attend inaugurations.
This inauguration was different.
Moderator David Gregory points out that there are many, mostly the young generation, who see Obama outside of his race.
Stephen Hayes of the conservative Weekly Standard said he was deeply moved when he overheard snippets of conversation from three generations of black men.
NYT's Tom Friedman says he wishes Sarah Palin was at the inauguration so that she could see what the "real America" is. Good stuff.