President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech at the McCormick Place in Chicago. The energy was frantic, joyous and anticipatory. Eight years have flown by. Our first Black President along with his family demonstrated a class and resilience that embodies the spirit of Black people. 475 more words
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(CBS) — It was President Obama himself who asked if a president’s farewell speech had to be delivered in Washington.
When told he could do it wherever he wanted, he responded: “OK, let’s go to Chicago.” 338 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — People with tickets to see President Barack Obama’s farewell address in person began lining up inside McCormick Place more than 12 hours before his final speech as the nation’s commander-in-chief. 280 more words
(CBS) — President Obama’s farewell address to the nation — and his offer of thanks to Chicago — is little more than 24 hours away. 310 more words