Meet Tim Scott, the New Black U.S. Senator

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  • True Believer
  • His First Time
  • Legacy Slayer
  • Top of His Class
  • Not a Member
  • True Life
  • Early Influences
  • Before Politics
  • It Gets Better
  • Welcome, Senator Scott
  • One of a Kind
  • A Small Club
  • It's Not a Black Thing

Legacy Slayer

Scott, elected to Congress in 2010, won the seat by defeating Paul Thurmond, son of the legendary segregationist Strom Thurmond, in the district where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.

(Photo: Courtesy Office of Congressman Tim Scott)

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