Sammy Davis Jr. endured being called 'boy, 'c**n' and the N-word. But his greatest humiliation came when JFK refused to let star perform at the inauguration after he married a white woman. Sammy Davis Jr. waited until a week after the 1960 presidential election to marry Swedish actress May Britt.
Photograph shows crowds of people viewing Abraham Lincoln's 1861 inauguration at the east front of the U.S. Capitol, with the Capitol dome under construction. https://www.amazon.com/Imperfect-Union-Georgiann-Baldino-ebook/dp/B015N5SC2O
January 20, 1961, Walking arm in arm together, President John F, Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline on their way to the reviewing stand to watch the inauguration parade shortly after the young senator’s inauguration as the 35th President of the United States