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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....


William "Mo" Cowan Sworn In as New Massachusetts Senator
Boston attorney William "Mo" Cowan sworn in as interim U.S. senator by Vice President Joe Biden....


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


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 ...