[HCCN] Obama's Fast Start
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Sun Feb 1 21:40:55 EST 2009
Obama's Fast Start
....... Now, whatever else happens, a clear majority of voters in the
United States have put their trust in a black man to lead us into what
appears to be the roughest economic patch since the Great Depression.
It isn’t the end of racism, as some Republicans have suggested, but
from here on African-American parents won’t be jiving their kids when
they tell them they can grow up to be president. Regardless of
whatever else Barack Obama accomplishes in the next four years, he has
And if Obama should win a second term, kids who are in the fourth
grade this year will graduate from high school thinking there is
nothing unusual about having a president who is black.
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