I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential… Read More Text of President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Speech as the 44th President of the United States
Recently, I’ve read a lot of articles referring to Michelle Obama as possibly the next Jacqueline Kenneddy. In fact, the whole family is being compared to being the new Kennedys. Media may be taking matters too much. The Obama girls are being dragged into the limelight, more than any other presidential children has been. More than they… Read More Isn’t It Too Much To Tag Them As Fashion Icons?
“Depth of winter”. The phrase that caught my attention. Bill Clinton used this phrase in his 1993 Inaugural Address: “This ceremony is held in the depth of winter. But, by the words we speak and the faces we show the world, we force the Spring.” Barack Obama used the same phrase in his Victory Speech… Read More “Depth/s of Winter”
She is the most beautiful representation of the 2008 US Elections. She is Ann Louise Nixon Cooper. She was first cited by CNN on October 20, 2008 and was fondly mentioned by Barack Obama in his victory speech today. The first time I read the victory speech, I was struck by the beauty of the… Read More The Most Beautiful Face of the 2008 Elections
So, Barack Obama is the 44th American President. Congratulations, America! But is Barack Obama the first black President? In my heart, I fully agree with Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison when she wrote in her 1998 New Yorker essay that Bill Clinton is America’s “first Black President. Blacker than any actual black person who could… Read More The First Black President