Politics

President Obama: The Black Millionaire Blueprint for Success

Thu., Sep. 6, 2012 10:07 AM EST
by Terry Shropshire

“Barack Obama knows the American Dream because he has lived it,” said President Obama’s wife, first lady Michelle Obama.

Indeed, President Obama’s personal journey from food stamp recipient as a child of a single mother-divorcee to a double Ivy League graduate to the most powerful office in the world is the quintessential embodiment of the American Dream.

In the process, Obama broke long-standing barriers, including becoming the first black editor of the famed Harvard Law Review to becoming the 44th president of the United States, the first African American commander in chief in U.S. history.

Let’s take a quick look back at the life of President Obama with the help of biography.com and celebrityworth.com

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