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The First African American Senator; Hiram Revels. Hiram Revels was born a free man in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on September 27, 1827, the son of a Baptist preacher.

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Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27, 1827 – January 16, 1901) was a Republican U.S. Senator, minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and a college administrator.Born free in North Carolina, he later lived and worked in Ohio, where he voted before the Civil War. He became the first African American to serve in the U.S. Congress when he was appointed to the United States Senate as a …

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Sworn into office in 2013, he was the first African-American senator to be elected since Obama in 2004 and the first to represent the state of New Jersey, later securing a full six-year term in the 2014 mid-term elections. Senator Tim Scott retained his seat in a special election in 2014, …

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The first black U.S. senator lived an extraordinary life Hiram Revels subverted slave states and recruited soldiers in the Civil War. In the 150 years since his election, he remains one of only 10 …

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The First African American Senator Was Sworn in 145 Years Ago Today Hiram R. Revels made history when, amid the tensions of Reconstruction, he became a senator from Mississippi.

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Republican Mississippi Sen. Hiram Revels became the first black man to serve in either the Senate or the House in 1870. After serving one year, he resigned to become the president of Alcorn State University, known then as Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College.. Blanche Bruce, a Republican senator for Mississippi, served from 1875 to 1881. He was the first black senator to serve a full …

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Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an American diplomat, politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first African-American female elected to the U.S. Senate, the first African-American U.S. Senator from the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in …

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First African American congressman sworn in Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican from Natchez, Mississippi , is sworn into the U.S. Senate , becoming the first African American ever to sit in Congress.

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Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun is a true trailblazer, being the first African American US Senator! We’re thrilled to welcome her to the 2020 Progressive Summit! #NevadaSummit pic.twitter.com …

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Hiram Rhodes Revels arrived on Capitol Hill to take his seat as the first black member of the U.S. Congress in 1870. But first, the Mississippi Republican faced Democrats determined to block him.

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1.Democratic fight emerges ahead of appointment to fill Kamala Harris’ Senate seat

A cross-country lobbying campaign for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ Senate seat has pitted factions divided by race, gender and geography against one another and heightened internal

Published Date: 2020-11-26T20:01:00.0000000Z

2.Carol Moseley Braun, the first Black female senator, eyes interior secretary post

Former senator Carol Moseley Braun (D-Ill.), who served with President-elect Joe Biden, said in an interview that she is interested in serving as the next interior secretary.

Published Date: 2020-11-25T12:00:36.0000000Z

3.NYC’s first African-American mayor, David Dinkins, has died

In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014, file photo, senator and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker bows as he shakes hands with former New York City Mayor David Dinkins

Published Date: 2020-11-24T07:19:00.0000000Z

4.Latino, Black leaders demand Newsom choose woman of color for Senate seat

California progressives are hoping to influence Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pick for someone to fill Kamala Harris’ Senate seat when she becomes vice president in January.

Published Date: 2020-11-25T00:39:00.0000000Z

5.Pressure builds on Newsom to pick a Black woman or Latino to replace Kamala Harris in Senate

Pressure has ramped up in recent weeks for Newsom to select either a Black woman or a Latino to fill Harris’ seat in the U.S. Senate when she resigns in January to become vice president. Both groups have long been underrepresented in elected office,

Published Date: 2020-11-25T02:38:39.0000000Z

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1  Hiram Revels: The Nation’s First African American Senator featuring Eric Foner
On February 11, 2020, MDAH commemorated the 150th anniversary of Hiram Revels’s election to the U.S. Senate in the very room where it happened—the historic House chamber of the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson. Columbia University historian Eric Foner discussed the significance of Revels’s election and what it meant to other African Americans …
Watch Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A45VcbZXKLk
2  Black History Month: The First African-American Senator
“I am true to my own race.I wish to see all done that can be done for their encouragement,to assist them…in becoming intelligent, enlightened…valuable citizens.”
Watch Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ng7bujrKWbQ

Wikipedia based search results

1.List of African-American United States senators

appointment. First AfricanAmerican Senator appointed by an AfricanAmerican Governor. The first African American to serve alongside another AfricanAmerican Senator:…

2.List of African-American firsts

Cries", published as a broadside) First African American clockmaker, Peter Hill, was born. First known African American to be elected to public office:…

3.List of African-American Republicans

U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, first African American elected by popular vote to the U.S. Senate Cora Brown (1914–1972), first AfricanAmerican female…

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