November 5, 2008
Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation’s first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. “Change has come,” he told a jubilant hometown Chicago crowd estimated at nearly a quarter-million people.
Spontaneous celebrations erupted from Atlanta to New York and Philadelphia as word of Obama’s victory spread. A big crowd filled Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House.
Personally, I saw Obama’s speech he gave last night, what an honorable man! The way he spoke was amazing! He didn’t overdue his victory speech like past president’s have done, yet he made all the points he needed to make. He even ackowledged the people that didn’t vote for him and said, “I need your support even if you didn’t give me your vote, I am your NEW president”, very well said!