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Daunting Challenges Ahead

Obama also faces a number of major foreign and national security challenges.

BlackEnterprise.com concludes its two-part series on the challenges and expectations that await President-elect Barack Obama…

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No. 44: What’s Ahead

The president-elect has inherited several acute challenges

When Barack Obama takes office on Jan. 20, 2009, he will face daunting challenges and…

By Joyce Jones

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Possible Administration Picks

With just 74 days to go until the inauguration, everyone wants to know who…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript: Obama on the Economy

Transcript of President-elect Barack Obama’S first press conference, as prepared for delivery:
CHICAGO — This…

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New Jersey Governor Names First Black Chief of Staff

Appointee was former commissioner of state's environmental agency

New Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine announced Lisa Jackson as his chief of staff, making…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama to Tackle Economic Crisis Head On

President-elect to meet with top business leaders, advisers to form plan

President-elect Barack Obama is meeting with his team of economic advisers today to discuss plans…

By Renita Burns

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It’s Inauguration Planning Time!

Many have already begun planning their trips to Washington D.C. for inaugural festivities to begin…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Oprah’s ‘Mr. Man’ to Appear on Show

Oprah and “Mr. Man,” who has been identified as Sam  Perry. (Source: ABC News)
Don’t let…

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Obama to Meet With Economic Advisers

President-elect Barack Obama is meeting with his team of economic experts today to…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Election Day Unity Trumps Previous Dissention

For a time after the primaries, it seemed as though the Democratic Party was going…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Launches Transition Website

President-elect Barack Obama has launched his Website, Change.gov, for his transition to the White house.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rep. Rahm Emmanuel is Obama’s Chief of Staff

Obama also chooses transition team to aid in cabinet picks

Rep. Rahm Emmanuel formally accepted President-elect Barack Obama’s request to be the White House chief…

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Spreading the News, From This Nation and Beyond

As the late-night electoral vote counts came in for swing states around the country…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Young People Ba-Rock the Vote

(source: mybarackobama.com)
They came out in droves on Tuesday, an estimated 24 million of…

By Renita Burns

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First Encounters: The Man Who Would Be President

In 2003, a lanky Illinois politician entered the offices of Black Enterprise. Our…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama’s Win: Newspapers React

The New York Times: With a message of hope and competence, he drew in legions…

By Renita Burns

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Fugees’ Pras Says Obama Victory a Win for Youth

Pras Michel of the 1990s top-selling rap group, The Fugees, was hanging out…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Jackson’s Got Next?

Now that Sen. Barack Obama is president of the United States, his Senate…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Other Races

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.

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