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Yes he can and he did. Barack Obama was elected 44th President of the United States in an electoral college landslide. Obama won 52 percent of the popular vote
and 349 electoral votes.
In the coming weeks, I'll have plenty to say about what comes next for African Americans. But for now, I want to invoke the ancestors and unsung heroes of the civil rights movement who told us a change was gonna come.
Posted at 12:17 AM in Anderson@Large, Barack Obama, Black Bloggers, Black Voters, Citizen Journalism, Civil Rights, Election Day 2008, MBANewsweek, Politics, Race, Voting Rights | Permalink