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Barack Obama served as president of the United States from 2009-2017. He was the 44th U.S. president and the first African-American president in American history. Barack Obama has spoken often of his multicultural background: his father was from Kenya, his mother from Kansas, and they met at the University of Hawaii. After his parents divorced and his father returned to Africa, Obama stayed with his mother and was raised in Indonesia and Hawaii. He earned an undergraduate degree from Columbia U More »
Name at Birth: Barack Hussein Obama II
Born: August 4, 1961 (Honolulu, Hawaii)

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Barack Obama elected as America's first black president .... Patriot William Shippen, of the powerful Shippen family of Philadelphia dies at the age of 89 at his ...

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Find out more about the history of Barack Obama, including videos, ... President Barack Obama was elected the first African-American president of the United ... I know that even a successful war against Iraq will require a U. S. occupation of ...

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Nov 12, 2016 ... Yes, Barack Obama was the first black president – but he didn't improve ... the consensus that nothing could be done by saying “Yes We Can”.

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Jul 1, 2016 ... Surely the paramount challenge Barack Obama faced as the first black ... One can imagine the terrible anguish the president's inner self must ...

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Jan 17, 2017 ... I cried my first tears of joy when, one Tuesday night in 2008, Barack ... Electing Barack Obama, the first black President, did not absolve the ..... And more often than not, your faith in America and in Americans will be confirmed.

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Jan 18, 2017 ... “You've got to see this guy who's speaking tonight — Barack Obama,” said my friend. .... Will Obama be the first and last black president?

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... that I know has been posting that Barack Obama is not the first African- American President, ... Will you please help me prove this to my friend, beyond doubt?

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Jul 1, 2016 ... It's the paradox of Obama's presidency: Many blacks say they didn't realize how ... presidency caused some blacks to "unfriend White America"; Will ... I didn't know how racist America was until it elected its first black president.

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Jan 20, 2017 ... Left: President Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. ... This accomplishment will inform the first line in his obituary and will earn him ... We were not ready for a black president.