Written by LIT 97.1 on February 1, 2022
Barack Obama graduated from Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. After serving on the Illinois State Senate, he was elected a U.S. senator representing Illinois in 2004. Barack went on to become the 44th president of the United States and the first African American commander-in-chief. He served two terms, in 2008 and 2012.