Barack Obama formally announced the start of his historic presidential campaign in Springfield, IL, on this date in 2007.

Barack Hussein Obama II is a Harvard Law School graduate and served as the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review.  He later went on the become the first African American president of the United States.  He served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009-2017.

Obama is still very much in play as far as social conscience (not to mention some of his great posts that show off his famous sense of humor). To stay up-to-date on what he's up to you should follow his verified social media pages on Facebook and Twitter.