Obama Urges African-American Voters to Protect His Legacy and Vote Clinton

U.S. president delivers final keynote address to black caucus foundation, saying that if the African-American community fails to rally for Hillary, he's taking it personally.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the audience at a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation event in Washington, U.S., September 17, 2016.
U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the audience at a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation event in Washington, U.S., September 17, 2016.
Kevin Freking

AP - U.S. President Barack Obama made it clear that if the African-American community fails to turn out for the presidential election and support Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, he's taking it personally.

Obama delivered his final keynote address to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Saturday night and said his name may not be on the ballot, but issues of importance to the black community were, realizing that a victory for Republican Donald Trump could undo much of what he has done. Clinton also made a pitch at the same dinner for African-Americans' support.

The Republican nominee campaigned in Houston, where he talked to a gathering of the Remembrance Project, a group founded to remember those killed by people living illegally in the U.S. and to press for tougher laws.

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