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A revolutionary politician

“Some black people regard me as an Uncle Tom, while some whites regard me as a Black Power revolutionary. So I imagine I got it about right.” – Lord David Pitt… 737 more words


California AG Kamala Harris Will Run For Senate

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Kamala Devi Harris —the first woman and the first non-white person to hold that office—will seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by… 484 more words


Little Known Black History Fact: Edward Brooke III


In 1966, Edward Brooke III became the first African-American United States Senator elected by popular vote. Sen. Brooke died on Jan. 3 at 95. 391 more words


First Elected African American Senator Edward W. Brooke Dies at 95

BOSTON — Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. 914 more words