Barack Obama's Dreams From My Father

Topics: Barack Obama, Harvard Law School, Democratic Party Pages: 4 (850 words) Published: April 17, 2017

\Barack Hussein Obama II is known as our 44th president. He was born August 4, 1961 in the state of Hawaii. His parents were Ann Dunham (from kansas) and Barack Obama Sr. (from Kenya) who met at the University of Hawaii and they married February 2, 1961. Barack Obama Sr. divorced Ann in March of 1964, when Barack II was two, eventually he continued his studies at Harvard University went back to Kenya. Barack’s mother married Lolo Soetoro of Indonesia in 1965 and Barack lived in Jakarta, Indonesia from six to ten years old, being raised in multiple cultures. In 1970 his half-sister Maya Soetoro Ng was born. There he attended Muslim and Catholic schools but Ann sent him back to Hawaii to stay with his grandparents and to attend Punahou School, a distinguished school where he would complete 5th grade to...

During the year of 1990-1991 Obama won the election for president of the Harvard Law Review, being the first African American of the Law Review. Not only did all of this experience prepare Obama for later becoming our nation’s commander in chief, but he knew how to treat the conservatives and their ideas fairly. In 1995 Obama wrote a book called Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance regarding his life of being raised by white parents without his African American father. This book was printed in more than twenty-five languages and his audiobook won a Grammy for best spoken word in later on in 2006. After graduating Harvard, Obama went back to Chicago for his civil rights lawyer practice with Barnhill & Galland and Miner whilst teaching at the University of Chicago part time between 1992-2004 (With their daughters Malia being born 1998 and Sasha born 3 years later). During this time Obama also ran for the Illinois State Senate and won in 1996. His experience of working with people from both Democrat and Republican parties to create health-care programs for the poor contributes to his road to...
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