"'It's encouraging," he said. "But it's important that stories like mine aren't used to say that everything is O.K. for blacks. You have to remember that for every one of me, there are hundreds or thousands of black students with at least equal talent who don't get a chance."
The profile explained that the president of the Review "usually goes on to serve as a clerk for a judge on the Federal Court of Appeals for a year, and then as a clerk for an associate justice of the Supreme Court." Obama followed a less conventional path, it seems.
source: huffingtonpost.com By Ashley Alman