It's a historic, landslide victory for Democrat Senator Barack Obama who will become the 44th president of the United States of America.
Being the first African-American to be elected as a black president, Obama has turned into reality what many considered the politically impossible.
Civil rights icon Martin Luther King spoke of his dream for America on August 28, 1963. In 1964, the Civil Rights Act was passed.
On January 20, 2009, President-elect Obama will appear on the US Capitol to seal his historic triumph with just 35 words: the presidential oath of office.