“That’s how we rise.
We don’t rise up by repeating the past.
We rise up by learning from the past
and listening to each other.”
~ Barack Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) was the 44th President of the United States and the first African American to hold the office. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review.
He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. Source