Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.
Former President Barack Obama will address the nation on Wednesday afternoon at 5 PM ET to discuss the killing of George Floyd and the protests that have taken over the nation.
The broadcast will be part of a town hall, and will be live-streamed on his official website. “It will be part of the former president’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Town Hall’ series, and with Obama will be former Attorney General Eric Holder along with other activists who are fighting for reform in policing,” NBC