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The First Black President? 

BET explores the many ways in which a Barack Obama presidency could affect the lives of black people.

Director:

Tony Ducret

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Lola Adesioye Lola Adesioye ... Self
Big Boi ... Self
Cory Booker ... Self
Sharon Carpenter ... Self
DJ Khaled ... Self
Donna Edwards ... Self
Ardie Fuqua Ardie Fuqua ... Self
Godfrey ... Self
Keli Goff Keli Goff ... Self
Marc Lamont Hill ... Self
Keri Hilson ... Self
Jeff Johnson Jeff Johnson ... Self
Jim Jones ... Self
LL Cool J ... Self
MC Lyte ... Self
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Storyline

2008 will go down as a historic year for America. For African Americans in particular, it will be remembered as the year that Hope built. The architect: the son of a White woman from Kansas and a Black man from Kenya. Barack Obama rose from political obscurity to capture the imagination of a nation with a candidacy no-one saw coming. As he stands poised to become the first Black Man in the White House, BET NEWS asks the question on many lips: what will an Obama victory mean for us? Gathering a wide range of voices - from entertainers and ballers to political players - this one hour Special explores African American expectations of an Obama Presidency, his race, and the forces that have brought him to history's door. Written by Tony Ducret

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Taglines:

What Obama Means to America

Genres:

News

Certificate:

TV-G
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2008 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

BET Networks/Viacom See more »
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Color:

Color
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