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Hiram Rhodes Revels, 1st African American Senator
(1827 - 1901)
Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27, 1827[note 1] – January 16, 1901) was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), and a politician. He was the first person of color to serve ...
Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert MP
"Charlie Hammel-Smith", "Charlie Hammelsmith", "Chaz Smith", "Charlie Smith"
From her official press biography:
Chaz Hammel-Smith Ebert is the vice president of The Ebert Company. Previously, as a civil rights attorney, she was named Lawyer of the Year by the Constitutional...
Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt MP
(1947 - 2011)
Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt (September 13, 1947 – June 2, 2011), also known as Geronimo ji-Jaga, was a former high ranking member of the Black Panther Party. He was targeted by the FBI program COINTE...
Lumumba Abdul Shakur
(1943 - 1985)
Curtis Matthew Graves MP
From Texas State University (PDF file) :
Curtis Graves (1938 -), Houston businessman and politician, was the first African American to serve in the State House since Texas Reconstruction. Graves serv...