Barrack Obama: Breaking Barriers

September 1, 2008
By Rebecca Adkins, Fredericksburg, VA

For hundreds of years America has been plagued by a disease that is virtually unstoppable. It creeps among the very best of us. It is prejudice. From gender, to race, to income level,people always have something aganist people that are different than themselves. But recently a man has broken the racial barrier in America. That mans name is Barrack Obama. He has done something that has needed to happen for hundereds of years. At last an african american has run for president. Forty some years after Dr. Martin Luther King gave his great " I have a dream speach." Forty years after that great speach, it has finally come true.A black man has been given the same rights as everyone else. Barrack Obama has changed something in America and there is much more to come.


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