Throwback Thursday: Black Leaders Back in the Day

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  • Maya Angelou
  • Keith Ellison
  • Bobby Scott
  • Andre Carson
  • Emanuel Cleaver
  • Rep. Gregory Meeks
  • Jesse Jackson Sr., John Lewis, Charles Rangel, Carl Stokes
  • Elijah Cummings
  • Rep. John Lewis
  • James and Emily Clyburn
  • Barbara Lee
  • Karen Bass
  • Robin Kelly
  • Marc Morial

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Virginia)

This was a good day for Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Virginia). "We had a huge turnout for the primary that got me nominated. I think it was one of the best turnouts I've seen for a primary," Scott, who went on to win the general election and a seat in Virginia's House of Delegates, told BET.com

(Photo: Courtesy Office of Rep. Robert C. Scott)

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