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It's Not Easy To Be The First Black President

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It's Not Easy To Be The First Black President

Election 2008

It's Not Easy To Be The First Black President

It's Not Easy To Be The First Black President

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

At a coffee shop in a predominately black neighborhood in Los Angeles, we ask people to share what they hope to see Barack Obama accomplish in the coming years. Race matters aside, it's going to be a challenge, people agree.

In the first part of this report, optimism and excitement reign supreme.

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

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