What does it mean to have a black President?

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Ricky's in Chicago for day two of his special reports

In a series of special reports, Ricky's been travelling across the US to find out how Barack Obama is getting on as the President of the United States of America.

When he became President, he was young, funny and clever but what made him stand out most was the colour of his skin. He was the first ever black President of America.

Ricky's finding out what difference having a black President is making to kids growing up there...