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Pages in category "African-American politicians". The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Feb 25, 2016 ... The shadow of slavery still looms over US life. It occurred for at least 246 years. For a comparison on how long that is, the Declaration of ...


Check out pictures from the Black Women Politicians gallery. Browse ... barbara jordan, texas, u.s house of representative 1972, 1978, first african american.