How do you feel about the election of the first black
|It will have an immense impact on me. I will be the most proud person in America. And, being black, it will be an accomplishment. We’ve wanted a black president for years and a lot of people didn’t think they’d be around to see [it].
|Well, as the father of an 8-year-old, it’s one of the most remarkable things. Certainly for my son, I think to see a black man in the White House and a black family as a first family is a significant event. It means a lot to me.
|First, I want to say that [Barack] Obama is absolutely qualified. Besides that, I am absolutely elated that we have the opportunity to see the first black president. As a black head of household, it’s huge for me and my children.
Harvard Law School
|It’s empowering, defining who we really are. It will make people see us for who we really are and what we are capable of doing.
Bank Branch Manager
|I think it’s phenomenal and it’s about time. There’s still racism going on in certain aspects of the word, so for a black president to be in here is amazing.
|I think we’re way overdue, actually. It’s about time someone of color is elected to the office of the presidency.