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Gary Courtier American History M. O’Connor May, 30, 2010 Obama presidency As we progress into the future, the race issues this country once had are starting to become less and less significant as there once were. Even as far as the late 90s and early 2000s, the thought of having a non white president seemed so far fetched no one even thought about it. There have been 43 presidents before our current president and they all had one thing in common, there were all white males. The most recent presidential elections have taught us how far this country has gone from its early stages as a black democrat president was elected on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009 . Barrack Hussein Obama, was born on August 4, 1961 at Kapi'olani Maternity & Gynecological Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Following high school, Obama moved to Los Angeles in 1979 to attend Occidental College. After two years, he transferred in 1981 to Columbia University in New York City, where he majored in political science with a specialty in international relations and graduated with a B.A. in 1983. He worked for a year at the Business International Corporation, then at the New York Public Interest Research Group.
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In the late 1980’s Obama entered Harvard’s law school, “He went on to earn his law degree from Harvard in 1991, where he became the first African-American president
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