Ladies and gentlemen, the fight for “real change” has a winner: Barack Obama. The senator has been voted in as the 44th president of the United States — and the first-ever African-American to hold the nation’s top position. It’s a historic day, a day that many black Americans thought they’d never see. And the campaign has been a long road, filled with passionate speeches, bruising rumors, ugly bipartisan politics, and many SNL parodies. Obama’s path to the presidency inspired many, of all ages, race, and economic backgrounds. (Pics below).
But with the U.S. in the throes of two wars and an economic meltdown that has no end in sight, Barack has his work cut out for him. Will he make a good Chief Executive? Share your thoughts on President Obama.