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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