And my mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew, but she didn't raise me in the church.
born August 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004. After graduating from Columbia University in 1983, he worked as a community organizer in Chicago.
A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. In 1988, he enrolled in Harvard Law School, where he was the first black president of the Harvard Law Review.
"I've got relatives who look like Bernie Mac, and I've got relatives who look like Margaret Thatcher." In Dreams from My Father, Obama ties his mother's family history to possible Native American ancestors and distant relatives of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.
He also shares distant ancestors in common with George W. He is also primarily a Chicago Bears football fan in the NFL, but in his childhood and adolescence was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and rooted for them ahead of their victory in Super Bowl XLIII 12 days after he took office as president.