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Black Voters In L.A. React To Obama Victory

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Black Voters In L.A. React To Obama Victory

Election 2008

Black Voters In L.A. React To Obama Victory

Black Voters In L.A. React To Obama Victory

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This is the first part of a special Ladera Heights election report.

"The sky is the limit now," says a California man, who grew up amid racism in Georgia. A black nine-year-old says that the election is evidence that he can do anything he wants. Optimism and enthusiasm reign supreme at a Starbucks owned by Magic Johnson in the Ladera Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

In the second part of this report, concerns emerge.

At the "Magic Johnson Starbucks" in Ladera Heights, Obama supporters share their thoughts on their candidate's victory. hide caption

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