Mahmood remembered how, "for a period of two or three months", Obama "carried and at every opportunity read and reread a fraying copy of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man . It was a period during which Barack was struggling deeply within himself to attain his own racial identity, and Invisible Man became a prism for his self-reflection."
Early life. Barack Obama Sr . was born in 1936 in Rachuonyo District on the shores of Lake Victoria just outside Kendu Bay, British Kenya, at the time a ...
I stand here today at the crosscurrents of that history — knowing that my piece of the American dream is a blessing hard won by those who came before me. All of them driven by the same conviction that drove my dad to get up an hour early each day to painstakingly dress himself for work. The same conviction that drives the men and women I've met all across this country:
FOX News’ Mosheh Oinounou and Bonney Kapp contributed to this report.
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