Barack obama: barack obama, 44th president of the united states (2009-17) and the first african american to hold the office before winning the presidency, obama represented illinois in the us senate (2005-08) and was the third african american to be elected to that body since the end of reconstruction (1877. In political studies, surveys have been conducted in order to construct historical rankings of the success of individuals who have served as president of the united states. Michael eric dyson, a professor of sociology at georgetown, is the author of the black presidency: barack obama and the politics of race in america and a contributing opinion writer.
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