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The Afro's Tribute to President Obama

    Inauguration Week—Our Celebration

    From the AFRO’s first inauguration coverage in 1904, the temperament of the overall Black community surrounding the celebration of the seating of a new American president has in most cases been one of excitement...

    Church Pastors See Hope Past Obama Presidency

    Eight years ago, the Rev. Derrick Harkins could hardly contain his joy when President-elect Barack Obama and the first family worshipped at the 19th Street Baptist Church in Northwest D.C. on the Sunday before...

    How Obamacare Improved the Nation’s Health

    Ashley Turner has experienced ups and downs with the Affordable Care Act, but says she and other Americans have benefited overall. She doesn’t believe that Republicans should try to dismantle the ACA, also known...

    The Legacy of President Barack Obama

    When Barack Hussein Obama took the oath of office to become the 44th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2009, perhaps the most durable symbolic barrier to the full citizenship of Black...

    How Obama Used the Law to Bring About Change

    Barack Hussein Obama, 55, departs the White House with a legacy of sweeping change and political controversy. He was not only the first Black President of the United States; he was a change agent...



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