Category Archives: The Campaign Trail

Barack Obama: The 44th President of the United States

By Patricia Wilson-Smith It happened before we knew it. At precisely 11:00 pm Eastern Standard time, on November 4th, 2008, when we expected to begin hearing more state projections, all of the network and cable news outlets declared Senator Barack … Continue reading

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On Obama and Black Boys

By Patricia Wilson-Smith As of this writing, the current national Gallup poll has Senator Obama leading by a respectable percentage; several previously red states are either leaning or solidly in the Obama column, and Senator McCain is fighting tooth and … Continue reading

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Four Days in Denver

The Obama Campaign put together the video below, entitled, “Four Days in Denver”. As many of you know, I was a delegate for Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, along with my friend Steffini Bethea. I took hundreds of pictures, and even … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, or The Bad Re-make of ‘Pretty Woman’

By Patricia Wilson-Smith Ok. Seriously. I was just sitting here on my lumpy couch, minding my own business, getting my steady diet of news about the election, when I saw something that convinced me that either a) I have a … Continue reading

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The View From Afar, And Why It Matters

By Paul James Growing up as a kid in the East End of London, I was fascinated by all that the USA had to offer, as were most of the impressionable young generation of my day. The aura pervading the … Continue reading

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Race in the Race

By Patricia Wilson-Smith It’s been a roller coaster ride. For those of us who have been Obama supporters from┬áDay One, it’s been like being on the world’s largest roller coaster after eating a chili dog from Atlanta’s famed Varsity Restaurant. … Continue reading

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Against All Odds – Denver, Here I Come!

By Patricia Wilson-Smith Amazing. About this time a little over a year and a half ago I was seated at this very computer, typing away at maybe my third or fourth blog post for Black Women for Obama. Since then … Continue reading

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