Posts Tagged ‘Historic’

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With the Obama Election, Evangelicals Seek a Role as Faith in Politics Enters Historic Era

November 30, 2008

Mickey Sheridan is in denial. In the weeks since the election of Barack Obama, the 58-year-old self-professed “holy roller” refuses to acknowledge the Illinois senator will soon be inaugurated as America’s 44th president.

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Associate Pastor of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Says Obama ‘Bringing Us Together’ (Video)

November 10, 2008

At a Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist church, jubilant Sunday services were
peppered with references to Tuesday’s election and calls to be grateful
for Barack Obama’s victory.

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Barack Obama’s Grandmother Dies of Cancer in Hawaii at 86, On Eve of Historic Election

November 3, 2008

Barack Obama says that his grandmother has died. The Democratic presidential candidate announced
the news in a joint statement with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng. He said
his grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, had died peacefully after a battle
with cancer.

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