Inauguration-goers find tight DC security, delays
‘‘We’re just out here celebrating freedom and trying to get people to think about the fact that we don’t need violence to control people or dictate the behaviors of other people and we should start looking for alternatives,’’ Diamond said.
Another activist, Malachy Kilbride, said that while he and other protesters with the Arc of Justice Coalition were pleased Obama had broken the race barrier by winning the presidency, ‘‘that does not negate the fact that we are very upset with issues like the bailout of the banks, corporate influence in government, big money in politics.’’
Associated Press writers Matthew Barakat, David Dishneau and Jessica Gresko contributed to this report.
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