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President Barack Obama signs the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Executive Order (July 26, 2012)

Habiba Akumu Obama, President Barack Obama's paternal grandmother, and his father, Barack Obama, Sr., is seated on Habiba's lap.

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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29 Photos Of Baby Barack Obama

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President Obama waits for a heavy rain to pass before crossing West Executive Avenue from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to the West Wing of the White House, March 12, 2013.

This is a portrait of a young African American woman. The photograph was taken in 1899. So many of the pictures of African Americans from this era are in the context of sharecropping and other more unfortunate circumstances. While we don't have any other details on this photograph, it appears that this woman, and her family have done better than what was typical for African Americans of this time.

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29 Photos Of Baby Barack Obama barry soetoro (adopted by his step father Lolo) all his family of 4 had soetoro last name. from 2yrs old he lived in Islamic Indonesia & went to school there. until he was an older teenager.