In this part, we will provide information about the speaker, focusing on his political orientation and his position as an African-American president in his remarks on Trayvon Martin.

Barack Hussein Obama (b. 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States, from 2009 to 2017, when he was followed by Donald Trump. Barack Obama is a member of the Democratic Party, one of the two major political parties in the US. Today, Democrats advocate for economic and social equality and liberalism. Besides Obama’s political orientation, it is important to note that Barack Obama was the first African-American President of the US.

After Trayvon Martin was shot, Obama demanded a full and thorough investigation of the situation, to determine whether the shooter, George Zimmerman, acted in self-defe...

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