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Curtis Washington, 5, and stepbrother Julian Myers, 11, wait to have their hair cut at the N Spot barbershop on Crenshaw Boulevard in L.A.'s Crenshaw district on election night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

"He's not to the left as much as I am, but I support him 1,000%," said Mary Kimbrough, reflected in the window of her business, Zambezi Bazaar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A T-shirt of First Lady Michelle Obama is for sale on election day in the Crenshaw district.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Thalia Clarke, 76, shows her support for President Obama with her earrings at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza shopping center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

James Fugate, co-owner of Eso Won Bookstore in Leimert Park Village, holds a poster showing President Obama and other noteworthy blacks in American history.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Shoppers stand next to a poster of a smiling woman at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza shopping center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Nakia Burks, 37, left, cuts Julian Myers' hair at the N Spot barbershop in the Crenshaw district on election night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

An American flag hangs in front of Hillcrest Drive Elementary School in Baldwin Hills, where black voters defended the accomplishments of President Obama during his first term.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A bus waits at a light under an election-themed billboard on Crenshaw Boulevard in Leimert Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

From left, Yolanda Hamilton, Sylvia DeSilva, Tanya Grace, Lynn Gibson and Teri McLurkin celebrate early returns in favor of President Obama at the Crenshaw Live Bar & Grill.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Regina Castillo gives husband Marcelo a kiss in celebration of President Obama's victory at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar on election night in the Crenshaw district.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

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