Black Community Sets High Bar for Obama

Following the outpouring of pure, unadulterated emotion from black Americans after voters elected Barack Obama as the nation's 44th president, black leaders are ready to see how he will address chronic issues that affect their communities. To many blacks, Obama's breakthrough is greater than Jesse Owens' sprinting to Olympic victory in Nazi Germany or Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., nearly jumped out of her seat as she sought to...Full Story
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