Monday, November 10, 2008

The Long Road To Obama

When Ann Dunham, a quiet 18-year-old college freshman from Kansas, married a brilliant, charismatic Kenyan economics student named Barack Hussein Obama in 1961, mixed-race marriages were illegal in 16 of the United States, including Texas.

When her son, Barack Jr., was born in Hawaii later that year, only 22,000 of Mississippi's 915,000 African-American citizens were registered to vote...

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