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Pages in category "African-American politicians". The following 24 pages are in this category, out of 24 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).


The United States Senate has had ten African-American elected or appointed office holders. ..... Distinguished African American Political and Governmental Leaders. Oryx Press. ISBN 9781573561266. Lynch, Matthew (2012). Before Obama: A ...


The first African Americans to serve in the United States Congress were Republicans elected ..... ISBN 0-674-01169-4; Haskins, James. Distinguished African American Political and Governmental Leaders. Phoenix, Arizona: Oryx Press, 1999.


Explore our collection of pioneering African Americans in government and politics, including Alexander Lucius Twilight, the first African American to win election ...


BET.com celebrates the top 25 Blacks in politics. ... Check out our list of African American leaders making a difference in Politics. 2/26. Valerie Bowman Jarrett.


Nov 29, 2016 ... The fact is, the pendulum always swings back against the party in power in American politics, and no one stays on top for long.


Jun 28, 2016 ... Data from the past 50 years reveal the upward yet uneven trajectory of black political leadership in America. In 1965, there were no blacks in ...


Feb 17, 2017 ... Hiram R. Revels In 1870, Hiram R. Revels became the first African American to serve in the U.S. Senate, a Republican representing the state of ...


Jun 11, 2015 ... Unlike in earlier eras, when African Americans' political exclusion drove them to protest, blacks today are as likely to vote as whites and are ...