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African American History

(2008) Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama, “A More Perfect Union”

Controversial remarks drawn from the sermons of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, an unpaid campaign advisor to Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama, and his pastor at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, emerged as a lingering issue in the 2008 presidential campaign.  On March 18, 2008, Senator Obama delivered a now famous speech on race …