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Obama to step into history as 1st black president

Posted 7 years ago by Queenoftab
Credit: news.yahoo.com
Category: Presidential
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Obama to step into history as 1st black president

WASHINGTON – Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasps the reins of power as America`s first black president in a high-noon inauguration amid grave economic worries and high expectations.

Braving icy temperatures and possible snow flurries, hundreds of thousands of people descended on the heavily guarded capital city Tuesday for the first change of administrations since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The capital city, a quick starter on even the most ordinary of days, took on the kind of frenetic predawn life rarely seen. The streets were becoming populated well before daybreak, and competition for space on the Metro subway system was fierce. Several suburban parking lots for subway riders were filled to capacity well before 6 a.m.

Two years after beginning his improbable quest as a little-known, first-term Illinois...

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Posted by Afraid of Socialist Government
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yrs ago
Premier hussein, is only 50 percent black. What happens when a child of parents that are both black gets elected? Will he/she be the first (full)black president or let their ego slide and allow them to be the 2nd black president?precent

Posted by Steve
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7
yrs ago
Premier hussein, is only 50 black. What happens when a child of parents that are both black gets elected? Will he/she be the first (full)black president or let their ego slide and allow them to be the 2nd black president?

Posted by baby_vogel
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7
yrs ago
yay obama ! `09-`17 (:

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