Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Academy of Achievement

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On November 4, 2008, Senator Barack Obama of Illinois was elected President of the United States. The first African American to be elected to the nation's highest office, his victory is a milestone in American history. The son of a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Kenya, Obama grew up in Hawaii and Indonesia. After graduating from Columbia University, he moved to Chicago to work as a community organizer. He graduated magna cum lau...Read More
On November 4, 2008, Senator Barack Obama of Illinois was elected President of the United ...Read More