Tadias Photos: Election Night in Harlem

By Tadias Staff
Photos by Jeffrey Phipps for Tadias Magazine

Updated: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

New York (Tadias) The day Barack Obama was elected President, a roar of joyful celebration broke out in the New York neighborhood of Harlem, which is historically known as the center for African American culture. The following are memorable photos from this historic day captured by Tadias Magazine’s contributing photographer Jeffrey Phipps.

Jubilant youth in Obama painted car on Harlem’s 125th street hold up photos of the
new President-Elect

A djembe drummer celebrates the evening clad in jacket adorned with the colors of
Ethiopian flag

A face-painted, flag waving African American flashes a victory sign

Traffic was brought to a standstill as youth dance waving the American flag

Americans, black and white, celebrated Barack Obama’s election on 125th Street

Mother and daughter filled with hope

Crowds danced in the streets

Kids for Obama

Vendors selling Obama T-shirts on 125th Street

The crowd burst into screams and cheers as election results are broadcast

Others dance clad in African traditional clothing

Congressman Anthony D. Weiner

Comedian DI Hughley

4 Responses to “Tadias Photos: Election Night in Harlem”

  1. 1 Mama for Obama Nov 10th, 2008 at 2:32 pm

    I was there…I never thought this would happen. But it did and we partied like nver before!!!

  2. 2 Roy Nov 14th, 2008 at 12:10 pm

    I was there as well. My video interviews will be available shortly!

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