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President Obama's Farewell Address: Full Video and Text - New York Times

President Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday. The following is the complete transcript, as provided by the Federal News Service. OBAMA: Hello Chicago! (APPLAUSE). It's good to be home! (APPLAUSE). Thank you, everybody! (APPLAUSE ...and more »

How America Changed During Barack Obama's Presidency - Pew Research Center

Barack Obama campaigned for the U.S. presidency on a platform of change. As he prepares to leave office, the country he led for eight years is undeniably different. Profound social, demographic and technological changes have swept across the United ...and more »

For Many on Chicago's South Side, Obama's Farewell Will Be Personal - New York Times

CHICAGO — If the metal barricades, “Do Not Enter” signs and lurking Secret Service agents were a bother the past eight years in the Hyde Park-Kenwood area — the South Side neighborhood where President Obama still owns a house, but rarely has been ...and more »

'Yes we did': Barack Obama lifts America one last time in emotional farewell - The Guardian

“Yes we can,” he said one last time. “Yes we did.” And the crowd roared. Barack Obama – the son of a Kenyan goat herder and self-described “skinny kid with a funny name” who grew up to become America's first black president – had come to say goodbye ...and more »

President Obama says goodbye - CBBC Newsround

In it he said he thinks that the country is in a better state than it was eight years ago when he was sworn in as President. President Obama also spoke about the importance of the American people working together to protect democracy. That's the system ...and more »

Obama's message: I may be saying goodbye, but battle for equality continues - Chicago Tribune

Barack Obama delivers his presidential farewell address from McCormick Place in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017. (Chicago Tribune). Dahleen GlantonContact ReporterChicago Tribune. He took to the stage like a general on the eve of war. Barack Obama had come a ...and more »

What President Obama said in his goodbye speech - CBBC Newsround

After eight years Barack Obama has given his last speech as President of the United States of America. It was a passionate speech that touched on a number of different issues and the hopes that Mr Obama had for the American people. Here are three of ...and more »

Obama, Saying Goodbye, Warns of Threats to National Unity - New York Times

CHICAGO — President Obama, delivering a farewell address in the city that launched his political career, declared on Tuesday his continued confidence in the American experiment. But he warned, in the wake of a toxic presidential election, that ...and more »

For Obama, A Farewell Address... Or One Last Abuse Of The First-Person Singular? - Forbes

President Obama's "farewell address" will have a campaign look and feel -- a departure from his predecessors' final words. (Photographer: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg News). Historically, former presidents have made it a point to get the heck out of Dodge ...and more »

'Lace Up Your Shoes and Organize': Watch Obama's Push For Participation in Politics - TIME

President Barack Obama left the stage in Chicago Tuesday night much as he entered the national spotlight eight years ago; as a determined agent of social change with a message for future generations. In his emotional farewell address, Obama called on ...and more »