Mocha Moms, Inc., the national nonprofit organization for mothers of color, will host an inaugural gala on January 18 at 7 p.m. in celebration of Barack Obama’s historic presidential win. “We could not miss the chance to honor this historic occasion with a celebration of our own,” says Dee Dee Jackson, national president of Mocha Moms, Inc. to, “We are thrilled that a beautiful, unmistakably Black woman will be the First Lady of the United States and have the opportunity to focus both on her own family and on improving the lives of families across the nation.” —QS