CBC Members Share Their Black History Inspirations

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  • Rep. Joyce Beatty (Ohio)
  • Rep. Hank Johnson (Georgia)
  • Rep. André Carson (Indiana)
  • Rep. Karen Bass (California)
  • Rep. Steven Horsford (Nevada)
  • Living the Dream
  • CBC Chairwoman Marcia Fudge (Ohio)
  • Rep. John Lewis (Georgia)
  • Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson
  • Rep. Lacy Clay (Missouri)
  • Rep. Bobby Rush
  • Rep. Gwen Moore (Wisconsin)
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas)
  • Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (New Jersey)

Rep. Karen Bass (California)

Black Angelenos in particular have played a vital role in American History from Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play Major League Baseball, to former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, the second African-American mayor of a major American city and the longest-serving mayor in Los Angeles history. Every day African-American leaders inspire me to continue fighting for our community.

(Photo: UPI/Kevin Dietsch/LANDOV)

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