Introduction At Last

On January 20, 2009, the day after Martin Luther King Day, the people of this nation witnessed the swearing in of Barack Hussein Obama as the forty-fourth president of the United States. This was a momentous day for all Americans, but particularly so for African Americans. I think it is safe to say...

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Published in: Scripturalizing Revelation p. 1
Main Author: Lynne St. Clair Darden
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: SBL Press 09-08-2015
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Summary: On January 20, 2009, the day after Martin Luther King Day, the people of this nation witnessed the swearing in of Barack Hussein Obama as the forty-fourth president of the United States. This was a momentous day for all Americans, but particularly so for African Americans. I think it is safe to say that many of the African Americans who lined the Washington Mall on that blustery winter day, or watched and/or read about the event, would have never dreamed that, in their lifetime, one of their own would call the White House “home.” The Obama presidential inauguration was the
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