Taking you back, kid.
"When they turned on that jumbotron," he said, "it was like a bum rush."
No music. No booze. No entertainment, said Stillmaker, then 21. Just throngs and throngs of people getting together to see the first African-American president elected.
Stillmaker, a self-taught video editor, made his way through the crowd, interviewing those people as he went: young hispanic men, a photographer who'd driven with her mom from Brooklyn, a staffer from Rainbow PUSH, black folks, white folks.
He spliced together his interviews into a hip-hop rememberance of the evening.
His video's below. At a bouncy two minutes, it's def worth it. Check it out.