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Barack Obama at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, November 29th 2007

Barack Obama

Barack Obama hosted a fund raiser at Harlem’s “World Famous” Apollo Theater on the evening of November 29th 2007. The event featured supporters; comedian Chris Rock, scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West, and New York State Senator Bill Perkins.


Obama spoke to a standing room crowd of approximately 1,500 people. The video was taken by Harlem resident and Obama supporter Troy Johnson; founder of and Sr. Book Editor of Harlem World Magazine.


Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.