​November 4, 2008: Presidential History Is Made

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Senator Barack Obama becomes the 1st African-American to be elected President of the United States.

Obama delivered his victory speech before hundreds of thousands of supporters in Chicago’s Grant Park.

He won the presidency with 365 electoral votes to 173 received by McCain. 

Obama won 52.9% of the popular vote to McCain’s 45.7%.

Read more at: Daily Black History Facts

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