Obama by Shehu Bankole-Hameed
First African American President: Successful Timing

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THE UNITED STATES PRESIDENTIAL election of 2008 produced a monumental result, sending a message of change, hope and inspiration to millions of people not only in this country, but worldwide. Obama: First African American President takes a comprehensive look at the entire election process from the primaries to the general election.

Shehu Bankole-Hameed is an immigrant born in Nigeria. Now a United States citizen, he offers a fresh perspective as he shares his careful examination and honest viewpoints regarding the American political system. Beginning with a brief history of Barack Obama-his education, family, and his platforms-Bankole-Hameed moves into an in-depth exploration of the presidential primaries, President Obama's campaign message, the general election, and the challenges the new President faces. Bankole-Hameed also discusses the contributions of Oprah Winfrey, as well as other African Americans whose dedication to change contributed to the largest number of total votes ever cast for a United States president.

Just as in the past, our country will continue to experience insurmountable hurdles and hard-won victories. Obama: First African American President highlights a moment in history that has provided inspiration to many and a confirmation that America is and always will be a beacon of hope.

 

About Shehu Bankole-Hameed

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SHEHU BANKOLE-HAMEED is an immigrant from Nigeria who recently became a United States citizen. He works as an Information Technology consultant and is the founder of the alternative energy web site www.truecomfortzone.com. Married with three children, he lives in Naperville, Illinois.
 
Published October 20, 2009 by iUniverse. 176 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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