I've read Dreams from My Father, and remain unswayed. Though I do wonder about all the pundits who raved so. Here's why.
In the meantime, Gary Younge explains what Obama's election means to him, a black man. The New York Times has an article about first-time-ever black voters. We're seeing history happening this week. The Economist rightly applauds American democracy. I'm already savoring the loss some of America's haters are going to sustain as they continue to maintain that America's democracy is a sham. They won't ever admit they're wrong, of course, but they'll have to wriggle a bit more.