From WILL - IYM I Remember, I Believe -

The First Black President


(Duration: 3:43)

Barack Obama 2008 Election poster

Erma Bridgewater of Champaign, Illinois was born in 1914.  She has lived through Jim Crow, participated in desegregation efforts in Champaign and helped elect the first African-American president of the United States of America.  She reflects on this historic time.