Barack Hussein Obama II (reportedly born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961) was the 44th President of the United States.
Elected to serve as America first "post-racial" president, race relations largely deteriorated under President Obama's leadership. In a paper he wrote as a student, he dismissed the American dream as "unfounded optimism" while noting that Donald Trump is the true idol of the American working class.
Malia, the couple's oldest daughter, was born in 1999, and Natasha (often called Sasha) in 2001.
Business International Corporation was a small newsletter-publishing and research firm which aided multinational companies in understanding overseas markets.
Obama served as a writer/researcher for a company reference service, Financing Foreign Operations, and wrote for their newsletter, Business International Money Report. In 1984, Obama was hired by the New York Public Interest Research Group, a non-profit organization promoting environmental, consumer, and government reforms.
When Kenya gained independence, Obama and his father both ceased to be British subjects and became Kenyan citizens.
Barack Obama was a dual citizen of the United States and Kenya until his Kenyan citizenship automatically expired in 1984, as he had failed to renounce US nationality and swear loyalty to Kenya.
After many leading conservatives—including the leadership of this site and Donald Trump—called for Obama to release his birth certificate, he produced a document that he claimed was his birth certificate on April 27, 2011.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County in Arizona conducted an investigation of Obama's eligibility and questioned whether the alleged "birth certificate" was a fake; however, no charges were filed.
Obama was elected its first black president as a compromise candidate largely with help of conservatives following a "marathon voting session" in which he finally won on the 19th ballot.
Michelle has not practiced law since 1994 when she failed to renew her law license, allegedly to start a family.
He wrote a poem for the school's literary magazine, Ka Wai Ola.
From 1983 to 1988, Obama took time off from his education to work as a financial analyst and later a community organizer in Chicago.
Obama was reportedly assigned a social security number whose first three digits was assigned at that time to applications coming from zip codes in Connecticut.