In this century African Americans moved their feet and changed lives for all Americans. We have made significant accomplishments and changed the way we as a people were seen and how our struggle was told.
Barack Hussein Obama II
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American president of the United States. He was born in August of 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated from Columbia University and Harvard Law.
He married Michelle Robinson.
As the President, Obama passed a health care bill into law that gave more protection for more Americans. He is currently building his Presidential Library in Chicago in a predominately African American neighborhood.