Obama Warns of Challenges Ahead, Kicking Off Inaugural Celebrations

(Washington, DC) Barack Obama, in a speech on Sunday in Washington kicking off three days celebrations ahead of his inauguration as President on Tuesday, warned Americans that there are tough challenges ahead. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the US capital for a free outdoor concert. Obama is to honour Martin Luther King Jr on Monday, the day that the civil rights leader’s birthday is observed in the United States. Listen here.

This story aired on Radio France Internationale.