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African Americans Senate

Cory Booker's Win Exposes Glaring Senate Reality

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

Hours after Senate-elect Cory Booker (D-N.J.) learned he was headed to Washington, he appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," voicing how frustrations with...

Roland Burris: Lack Of African Americans In Senate Is 'Troubling'

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet on November 18, 2010 12:41 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In his farewell speech, Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), the only African American in the Senate, said it was "troubling" that when he leaves at the end o...

Nate Silver: Why Are There No Black Senators?

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the House of Representatives convenes tomorrow, it will contain 39 African-American members, not including non-voting delegates in places like th...