Yes We Can

Posted by akon_saru on Oct. 31, 2008

Yes We Can is a collage-style music video inspired by US President Barack Obamas popularization of the slogan Yes we can. During the 2008 US presidential campaign following the New Hampshire Democratic Primary, then-Senator (now President) Barack Obama, used the similar English translation of the slogan of United Farm Workers (UFW) – Sí, se puede (Spanish for Yes, it can be done) in his speech. The slogan dates back to 1972 when Cesar Chavez and the UFWs co-founder, Dolores Huerta, came up with the slogan during Chavezs 24-day fast in Phoenix, Arizona.[1]The song was released on February 2, 2008, by the Black Eyed Peas member on and also on under the username WeCan08.

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