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Old 01-21-2013, 12:39 PM   #35
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Default Re: The 2013 Presidential Inauguration

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Originally Posted by terry78 View Post
Frankly I think the main reason they made a big to-do out of this one also is because, and I'm just being honest, after Obama I doubt we're gonna have a black prez for a long time. Way too much stupid **** going on during his time.
Still though he made history, and because of that he will always be looked at fondly by a majority of African Americans. This is a great day for someone like US Congressman John Lewis, one of the original Freedom Riders. Plus he will always be referenced whenever a country with a White Majority elects a Black man to their highest office.

I think we'll see a second Black President before we ever see a Black VP.

Granted, Obama is not on the same level as Dr. King or Nelson Mandela, but he himself has made history.

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