According to the USA Today on Aug. 28, Obama is likely to note his own rise connected to the work of the late Rev. Martin Luther King and his civil rights contemporaries.
During his term in the White House, Obama's racial identity has constantly been in the forefront. He has on occasion spoken on his improbable rise and has also battled his critics who have spoken on his "otherness" being a handicap to leading a nation.
His speech at the Lincoln Memorial may have even more significance.
In the wake of the George Zimmerman trial, race relations has became a front-and-center topic in America. Some of Obama's comments on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin have been praised as thoughtful and heartfelt by his supporters, while his critics have derided them as divisive.
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