January 16, 2013 11:56 AM

Video: Kwame Dawes' 2009 inauguration poem

"The Takeaway" has enlisted former USC professor and noted poet Kwame Dawes to help create a "People's Poem" before Pres. Barack Obama swears in for his second term next week. Dawes worked with The State in 2009 to broadcast his poem "New Day" before the president was inaugurated for his first term.

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