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H. Doc. 108-224 - Black Americans in Congress 1870 - 2007

Black Americans in Congress 1870 - 2007The most comprehensive history available on the 121 African Americans who have served in Congress.

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Front Matter PDF | More
Contents PDF | More
Introduction PDF | More
PART I: FORMER BLACK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS More
Chapter I: “The Fifteenth Amendment in Flesh and Blood”: The Symbolic Generation of Black... PDF | More
Former Members 1870 - 1887 More
Hiram Rhodes Revels PDF | More
Joseph Hayne Rainey PDF | More
Jefferson Franklin Long PDF | More
Robert Carlos De Large PDF | More
Robert Brown Elliott PDF | More
Benjamin Sterling Turner PDF | More
Josiah Thomas Walls PDF | More
Richard Harvey Cain PDF | More
John Roy Lynch PDF | More
Alonzo Jacob Ransier PDF | More
James Thomas Rapier PDF | More
Blanche Kelso Bruce PDF | More
Jeremiah Haralson PDF | More
John Adams Hyman PDF | More
Charles Edmund Nash PDF | More
Robert Smalls PDF | More
James Edward O’Hara PDF | More
Chapter II: “The Negroes’ Temporary Farewell”: Jim Crow and the Exclusion of African Americans... PDF | More
Former Members 1887 - 1929 More
Henry Plummer Cheatham PDF | More
John Mercer Langston PDF | More
Thomas Ezekiel Miller PDF | More
George Washington Murray PDF | More
George Henry White PDF | More
Chapter III: Keeping the Faith: African Americans Return to Congress, 1929–1970 PDF | More
Former Members 1929 - 1970 More
Oscar Stanton De Priest PDF | More
Arthur Wergs Mitchell PDF | More
William Levi Dawson PDF | More
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. PDF | More
Charles Coles Diggs, Jr. PDF | More
Robert Nelson Cornelius Nix, Sr. PDF | More
Augustus Freeman (Gus) Hawkins PDF | More
Edward William Brooke III PDF | More
Shirley A. Chisholm PDF | More
William Lacy (Bill) Clay, Sr. PDF | More
Louis Stokes PDF | More
George Washington Collins PDF | More
Chapter IV: Permanent Interests: The Expansion, Organization, and Rising Influence of African... PDF | More
Former Members 1971- 2007 More
Ronald V. Dellums PDF | More
Ralph Harold Metcalfe PDF | More
Parren James Mitchell PDF | More
Walter Edward Fauntroy PDF | More
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke PDF | More
Barbara Jordan PDF | More
Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. PDF | More
Cardiss Collins PDF | More
Harold Eugene Ford, Sr. PDF | More
Julian Carey Dixon PDF | More
Melvin Herbert Evans PDF | More
William Herbert Gray III PDF | More
George Thomas (Mickey) Leland PDF | More
Bennett McVey Stewart PDF | More
George William Crockett, Jr. PDF | More
Mervyn Malcolm Dymally PDF | More
Gus Savage PDF | More
Harold Washington PDF | More
Katie Beatrice Hall PDF | More
Major Robert Odell Owens PDF | More
Alan Dupree Wheat PDF | More
Charles Arthur Hayes PDF | More
Alton R. Waldon, Jr. PDF | More
Alphonso Michael (Mike) Espy PDF | More
Floyd Harold Flake PDF | More
Kweisi Mfume PDF | More
Craig Anthony Washington PDF | More
Barbara-Rose Collins PDF | More
Gary A. Franks PDF | More
Lucien Edward Blackwell PDF | More
Eva M. Clayton PDF | More
Cleo Fields PDF | More
Earl Frederick Hilliard PDF | More
Cynthia Ann McKinney PDF | More
Carrie P. Meek PDF | More
Carol Moseley-Braun PDF | More
Mel Reynolds PDF | More
Walter R. Tucker III PDF | More
Victor O. Frazer PDF | More
Julius Caesar (J. C.) Watts, Jr. PDF | More
Juanita Millender-McDonald PDF | More
Julia May Carson PDF | More
Harold Ford, Jr. PDF | More
Frank W. Ballance, Jr. PDF | More
Denise L. Majette PDF | More
PART II: CURRENT BLACK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS More
Introduction PDF | More
Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. PDF | More
Corrine Brown PDF | More
G. K. Butterfield PDF | More
Donna M. Christensen PDF | More
William L. Clay, Jr. PDF | More
Emanuel Cleaver II PDF | More
James E. Clyburn PDF | More
John Conyers, Jr. PDF | More
Elijah E. Cummings PDF | More
Artur Davis PDF | More
Danny K. Davis PDF | More
Chaka Fattah PDF | More
Al Green PDF | More
Alcee Hastings PDF | More
Jesse Jackson, Jr. PDF | More
Sheila Jackson Lee PDF | More
William J. Jefferson PDF | More
Eddie Bernice Johnson PDF | More
Stephanie Tubbs Jones PDF | More
Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick PDF | More
Barbara Lee PDF | More
John Lewis PDF | More
Kendrick B. Meek PDF | More
Gregory W. Meeks PDF | More
Gwendolynne S. (Gwen) Moore PDF | More
Eleanor Holmes Norton PDF | More
Barack Obama PDF | More
Donald M. Payne PDF | More
Charles B. Rangel PDF | More
Bobby L. Rush PDF | More
David Scott PDF | More
Robert C. Scott PDF | More
Bennie Thompson PDF | More
Edolphus Towns PDF | More
Maxine Waters PDF | More
Diane Edith Watson PDF | More
Melvin L. Watt PDF | More
Albert R. Wynn PDF | More
APPENDICES More
Appendix A: First-Term Black-American Members of the 110th Congress PDF | More
Appendix B: Black-American Representatives and Senators by Congress, 1870–2007 PDF | More
Appendix C: Black-American Representatives and Senators by State and Territory PDF | More
Appendix D: Black-American Members’ Committee Assignments (Standing, Joint, Select) in the U.S... PDF | More
Appendix E: Black Americans Who Have Chaired Congressional Committees, 1877–2007 PDF | More
Appendix F: Black-American Chairs of Subcommittees of Standing Committees in the U.S. House and... PDF | More
Appendix G: Black Americans in Party Leadership Positions, 1977–2007 PDF | More
Appendix H: Black-American Familial Connections in Congress PDF | More
Appendix I: Congressional Black Caucus Chairmen and Chairwomen, 1971–2007 PDF | More
Appendix J: Constitutional Amendments and Major Civil Rights Acts of Congress Referenced in the Text PDF | More
Index PDF | More