The United States Senate has had ten African-American elected or appointed office holders. ..... Oryx Press. ISBN 9781573561266 . Lynch, Matthew (2012). Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. ABC-CLIO .
The United States House of Representatives has had 153 elected African- American members, ... Most are members of the Congressional Black Caucus. ...... Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians. ABC- CLIO.
Jan 18, 2019 ... Data from the past 50 years reveal the upward yet uneven trajectory of black political leadership in America.
Dec 26, 2018 ... The 2018 midterm elections were one for the books, and will go down in history as a day of "many firsts." Young, Black politicians all over the ...
African-Americans have been monumental — and often controversial — forces in the political realm since Reconstruction. Americans. BLACK VOICES.
African-American Firsts: Government & Politics ... the first African American to serve in the U.S. Senate; Carol Moseley Braun, the first black woman elected to the ...
Jan 11, 2019 ... Before Barack Obama made history as the first black President of the United States, many African-American politicians before him actively ...
Nov 29, 2016 ... With rumors flying that Scott may run for governor or lieutenant governor of South Carolina, the U.S. Senate's only black Republican may be ...
Nov 10, 2018 ... But a new generation of black politicians is already in place. Tuesday saw the election of three new African American lieutenant governors, four ...
This Web site, based on the publication Black Americans in Congress, contains ... hope for African Americans struggling to regain a foothold in national politics, ...