Extraordinary Photos from Obama’s First Trip to Kenya

In 1988, Barack Obama entered Harvard Law. It was also the year he visited extended family in his father’s homeland of Kenya.  After a 3 week trek through Europe, Obama stayed in Kenya for five weeks.

Obama would return with then-fiancée Michelle in 1992 and he had a visit to his father’s birthplace in 2006.  Obama would also travel to Kenya in 2015, marking the first trip to that country by a US president.

Here are 7 incredible photos from Obama’s first trip to Africa.


Malik Obama, the older brother of Barack Obama along with another unnamed man.

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