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'Human Jukebox' featured in Biden-Harris Inauguration event

The Southern University “Human Jukebox” Marching Band on Tuesday will represent Southern University in the “We Are One” inauguration event, part of festivities to usher in the administration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris.  According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, the virtual event will “honor and celebrate all within the Black Community and African Diaspora, featuring powerful speakers, inspiring stories, and entertaining performances.”


Joining Southern to highlight HBCUs are the Florida A&M University Marching 100, Grambling State University World Famed Marching Band, Jackson State University Sonic Boom of the South, South Carolina State University Marching 101, and the Tennessee State University Aristocrat of Bands. The Louisiana Leadership Institute All-star Marching Band will also be featured.


The event will be hosted by Terrence J and feature appearances by  Leslie Jones, Frankie Beverly, Stacey Abrams, Whip Jim Clyburn, Rep. Cedric Richmond, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Joyce Beatty, Senator Cory Booker, Senator-Elect Rev. Raphael Warnock and more. It will also feature a special performance by Tobe Nwigwe, in addition to performances by DJ D-Nice, The O’Jays, Rapsody, Step Afrika and the String Queens.

The We Are One event will stream live 7-8:30 p.m. Central  at and on Urban One, HBCU Grad, NowThis, Revolt TV, The Source, The Shade Room, BET, The Grio TV, Daily Kos, Watch The Yard, Blavity, and on NBC Peacock TV — on The Choice, which is Peacock’s free, exclusive news channel, and this will be promoted through PIC’s social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter


Click here for the Human Jukebox's full performance.