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November 5, 2008

Barack Obama First African American President


Barack Obama told supporters that "change has come to America," as he addressed the country for the first time as the president-elect. "The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even one term, but America -- I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we will get there. I promise you -- we as a people will get there," Obama said in Chicago, Illinois.

Police estimated that 125,000 people gathered in Grant Park to hear Obama claim victory.
Obama said he was looking forward to working with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin "to renew this nation's promise in the months ahead." Continue reading

5 comments:

kay* said...

i'm not american but i dont think you have to be to appreciate, be proud and excited about what has happened in the US. i held an election party last night in new jersey and am seriously considering getting a bus load of folks from toronto (my home) or at least a car full and making a road trip to washington for jan.20. yes america! yes you can and yes you did!

Ebony Intuition said...

A lot of my friends are planning to go to washington in Jan also.

Anonymous said...

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African American History Channel said...

Great work on your blog

Ebony Intuition said...

Thank you..

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