Getting Back the Black Vote: Can Obama Still Win the African-American Community and Support Gay Marriage?

Election night 2008 was an historic moment for the country, particularly for many African-Americans. An African-American man was elected president of the United States for the first time, largely with the help of a community that voted for him at an unprecedented level. Barack Obama won 98 percent of the black vote in 2008. As the results came in on Nov. 4, 2008, tears flowed freely. Many people watching were filled with emotion, hard for some of them truly to explain. Some in the black...Full Story
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