"The Election of Barack Obama"
“The Election of Barack Obama” Please respond to the following: (Note: Please make a substantive comment to one (1) of your classmates.)
From the scenario, discuss specific aspects of the freedom movements of the 50s and 60s that you believe paved the way for the election of Barack Obama in 2008. Highlight at least one (1) specific piece of legislation and at least one (1) leader who contributed to increased political participation by African Americans and other minority groups. Provide a rationale for your response.