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While the race between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain was definitely THE…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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A President for All America

Now that the heady elation of Obama's landslide victory over Sen. John McCain, the first African American president-elect has a very long to-do list.

History was made last night when the U.S. elected Barack Obama president.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama—as prepared for delivery. 
“If there is anyone out there who…

By Black Enterprise

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McCain Concedes, Offers Congratulations to Obama

After a highly contentious presidential campaign, Sen. John McCain held a rally in Phoenix, Ariz.,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Reaction: Obama Victory Speech

(source: Getty Images)Throngs of supporters descended upon Grant Park in Chicago to hear…

By Renita Burns

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Ben Jealous Talks About the Next President and Black America

On Election Day, NAACP president addresses voting irregularities nationwide

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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CNN: Obama Wins Presidency

Though a number of polls across the nation have yet to close or tally votes,…

By Renita Burns

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RNC Celebration Turns Glum as McCain Concedes

The twenty-two month battle for the highest position in the country came to a halt…

By Brittany Hutson

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The Watchers

They won’t tell you their name, they won’t tell you where they’re from, all they…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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Update, Poll Closings: 7:30 p.m.

Update: CBS and MSNBC project a win for Obama in Ohio. MSNBC shows Obama ahead…

By Renita Burns

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Students in Philadelphia Face Voting Challenges

Managing to wake up at 4 a.m. to stand in line hours before the polls…

By Brittany Diggs

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9 p.m. Poll Closings, Obama Pushes Ahead

A number of swing states closed polls at 9 p.m. including Sen. John…

By Renita Burns

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Barack Obama Is Elected President

Barack Obama defeated John McCain to become the first African American elected as president…

By Joyce Jones

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McCain’s Lead Dwindles as Polls Close in Virginia

The last time Virginia’s electoral votes went to a Democratic presidential candidate was 1964,…

By Cliff Hocker

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Update, Poll Closings: 8 p.m.

The second round of poll closings occurred at 8 p.m., rolling through a night filled…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Hey, Danny!

 
Local school children are also enthusiastic fans of their congressman, Rep. Danny Davis, pictured here…

By Joyce Jones

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Living Legend Ties an Old Chicago to a New America

As flocks of Obama supporters gather in Chicago, one native recalls demonstrations past

Obama’s campaign ends in a city where King campaigned for equal rights

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Florida May Swing for Obama

One frequently heard theme about the Obama–McCain presidential contest was that while young voters might…

By Robert Woodard

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Hoosiers Split Their Vote

Many Indiana voters cast ballots for Obama and Republican governor

It was news Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jill Long Thompson didn’t want to hear. Many Hoosiers…

By Michael Dabney

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7 p.m. Poll Closings

update – As more poll places tally votes, numbers show McCain lead in…

By Renita Burns

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