https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African-American_United_States_Senators

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 .

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African-American_United_States_Representatives

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.

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/18/blacks-have-made-gains-in-u-s-political-leadership-but-gaps-remain/

Jan 18, 2019 ... Data from the past 50 years reveal the upward yet uneven trajectory of black political leadership in America.

https://blavity.com/heres-7-young-black-politicians-to-keep-an-eye-on-in-2019

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 ...

https://www.huffpost.com/topic/black-politicians

African-Americans have been monumental — and often controversial — forces in the political realm since Reconstruction. Americans. BLACK VOICES.

https://www.biography.com/people/groups/african-american-firsts-government-politics

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 ...

https://www.biography.com/news/jesse-jackson-black-politicians-ran-president

Jan 11, 2019 ... Before Barack Obama made history as the first black President of the United States, many African-American politicians before him actively ...

https://www.theroot.com/7-african-american-politicians-who-will-rise-in-the-era-1790857967

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 ...

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/11/black-candidates-who-clinched-house-and-state-races/575491/

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 ...

https://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/BAIC/Black-Americans-in-Congress/

This Web site, based on the publication Black Americans in Congress, contains ... hope for African Americans struggling to regain a foothold in national politics, ...