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Barack Obama

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Barack Obama's Biography

 

He is the 44th President of the United States, and the first Afro-American ever elected to that position. A rousing and well received keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention in Boston catapulted him to fame. In 2009, Americans elected him as the President, despite having a mere four years of political experience.

Born to a white American mother and Kenyan father, he had to move to Indonesia, at the age of 6, when his mother remarried an Indonesian oil manager. In Indonesia, he experienced and saw a culture steeped in poverty which he later enumerated his autobiography ‘Dreams From My Father’ (2006).

Obama later returned to Hawaii where he was brought up by his grandparents and attended Hawaii’s top prep academy. Later he attended Columbia University. In New York, Obama found that he was unable to escape New York’s racial tension. This motivated him to join a Chicago-based church group that did social work. 

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  • Obama to urge Central American leaders for help

      News Source: Arizona Daily Sun | 3 hours ago
    President Barack Obama was meeting with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the exodus of unaccompanied children from their countries, as House Republicans tried to get behind a solution to the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

      News Source: Arizona Republic | 4 hours ago
    The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes. However, millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when
  • Senate backs Gen. Dunford to command Marine Corps, new commander for ...

      News Source: Fox News | 4 hours ago
    The Senate has approved a new commander for the Marine Corps and a new leader in Afghanistan...John Campbell to be commander of the International Security Assistance Force and American forces in Afghanistan...In further changes in the military, the

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  • Group Calls For Barack Obama To Ban TOP GEAR TV Program ...

      Blog Source: theulstermanreport.com | 3 months ago
    A legal group dubbed “Equal Justice” wants to see Barack Obama force the FCC to ban the long running BBC hit Top Gear from being broadcast in the United States and other countries after host Jeremy Clarkson was alleged to mumble a ...
  • GMO Crops and Labeling: Barack Obama and the Monsanto ...

      Blog Source: www.globalresearch.ca | 3 months ago
    Under the selective radar of mainstream media, Barack Obama has been carving out a whole new level of support for Monsanto and other destructive biotech giants. From Scott Creighton, “Obama Pitches India Model of GM Genocide to ...
  • Prison Planet.com » 'Saving Barack Obama' parody movie ...

      Blog Source: www.prisonplanet.com | 3 months ago
    Washington Free Beacon May 8, 2014. Movie posters for a spoof entitled “Saving Barack Obama” have hit Los Angeles ahead of the president's visit to the city. 'Saving Barack Obama' parody movie posters arrive in L.A. for president's

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