A look at the early life of Barack Obama. Before he became President of the United States, he was one of the few black students at Columbia University NY in the early 80's. Faced with judgmental and racist opinions all around him, he tries to find his place in the world.
Before he was Barack, he was...
Did You Know?
Barry is seen wearing a Casio F91W watch throughout the movie. The movie is set in the early 1980's, but that model watch wasn't released until 1991. See more
You take the baton from the ones who've come before you, and you carry it as far as you can. And then you hand it off
Grace Lee Boggs
That's life. A beautiful struggle.
Dance This Mess Around (Party Mix Version)
Written and Performed by The B-52's
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc. and Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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