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Former US Senator Edward W. Brooke Dies at 95
Brooke, a Republican, was the first Black person to be elected by popular vote....


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....


Edward Brooke, First Black Popularly Elected Senator, Honored
Secretary of State John Kerry eulogized the late liberal Republican as "a man of consummate dignity...


Republican National Committee Celebrates Black History Makers
Republican National Committee hosts third Black Trailblazer Awards luncheon....


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...


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 ...


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