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This Day in Black History: Nov. 8, 1966
Edward W. Brooke is the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate on Nov. 8, 1966....


Commentary: Tim Scott Is the Clarence Thomas of Congress
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley today announced that Rep. Tim Scott will become that state's new se...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 8, 1966
Edward W. Brooke III awarded seat in U.S. Senate....


Commentary: Congratulations, William "Mo" Cowan
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made history when he announced the appointment of William "Mo" Cow...


Deval Patrick Names African-American to Fill U.S. Senate Seat
William "Mo" Cowan will fill seat vacated by Sen. John Kerry until a special election is held....


Party of Nine: Black Senators Celebrate Their Contributions to U.S. History
Sen. Tim Scott hosts a Black History Month event honoring former and current African-American senat...


Earl Weakens but Still Powerful as It Passes by NC
Earl Weakens but Still Powerful as It Passes by NC...


White Mayor, Black Wife: NYC Shatters an Image
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the first white politician in U.S. history elected to a major...


Commentary: Obama, King and the Intersection of Two Prominent Lives
There is significance to Barack Obama taking the oath of office on the day the nation commemorates ...