Today in Black History: November 4, 2008 “Barack Obama is Elected First African American President of the U.S.A”

On today in 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American to win a presidential election. President Obama was also the first African American candidate to win a major party nomination. He beat his opponent, John McCain with 365 electoral votes and 52.9% popular votes. The victory speech was delivered in Chicago at Grant Park. President Barack Obama is currently serving his second term as President of the United States of America.

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