August 28: Barack Obama becomes first African-American presidential candidate

August 28: Barack Obama becomes first African-American presidential candidate

August 28, 2008: Barack Obama became first African-American major party presidential candidate.  In August 28, 2008, Barack Obama accepted the democr

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August 28, 2008: Barack Obama became first African-American major party presidential candidate. 

In August 28, 2008, Barack Obama accepted the democratic nomination for president, making history as the first African-American major party presidential candidate. 

In the nick of time, specifically August 28th of 2016, San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick delivered his first official remarks on why he decided to protest the national anthem,” according to HuffPost

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