Black American U. S. Senators

Name all of the Black Americans who have served in the U. S. Senate.
Last names can be accepted.
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Last updated: January 26, 2021
First submittedOctober 28, 2018
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Year(s) Elected or Appointed
Year(s) Served
State
Party
Answer
1870 (Elected by State Legislature)
1870-1871
Mississippi
Republican
Hiram Revels
1874 (Elected by State Legislature)
1875-1881
Mississippi
Republican
Blanche Bruce
1966 (Elected by Popular Vote)
1967-1979
Massachusetts
Republican
Edward Brooke
1992 (Elected by Popular Vote)
1993-1999
Illinois
Democratic
Carol Moseley Braun
2004 (Elected by Popular Vote)
2005-2008
Illinois
Democratic
Barack Obama
2008 (Appointed by the Governor)
2009-2010
Illinois
Democratic
Roland Burris
2012 (Appointed by the Governor); 2014 (Elected by Popular Vote in Special Election); 2016 (Elected by Popular Vote)
2013-Present
South Carolina
Republican
Tim Scott
2013 (Appointed by the Governor)
2013
Massachusetts
Democratic
William "Mo" Cowan
2013 (Elected by Popular Vote in Special Election); 2014 (Elected by Popular Vote)
2013-Present
New Jersey
Democratic
Cory Booker
2016 (Elected by Popular Vote)
2017-2021
California
Democratic
Kamala Harris
2021 (Elected by Popular Vote in Special Election)
2021-Present
Georgia
Democratic
Raphael Warnock
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Oct 6, 2021
Great quiz!