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First Black Man presidential nominee of a major US political party

First Black Presidential NomineeDemocratic Senator Barack Obama secured enough votes to become the first black man in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major American political party. After a prolonged and often bitter competition with fellow forerunner Hillary Clinton.

"Tonight, we mark the end of one historic journey with the beginning of another a journey that will bring a new and better day to America." Senator Barack Obama

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