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Black Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2005

dc.contributor.authorAmer, Mildred L.
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-17T19:48:57Z
dc.date.available2020-11-17T19:48:57Z
dc.date.issued2005-08-04
dc.description.abstract[From Summary] A record number of 43 black or African-American Members serve in the 109th Congress; 42 in the House of Representatives, one in the Senate. There have been 117 black Members of Congress: 112 elected to the House and five to the Senate. The majority of the black Members (90) have been Democrats; the rest (27) have been Republicans.
dc.description.legacydownloadsBlack_Members_of_the_United_States_CongressRL30378.pdf: 619 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020.
dc.identifier.other149829
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/76222
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsNo Copyright - United States
dc.rights.urihttps://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
dc.subjectblack
dc.subjectAfrican-American
dc.subjectmember
dc.subjectserve
dc.subjectcongress
dc.subjectHouse
dc.subjectSenate
dc.subjectelect
dc.subjectmajority
dc.subjectDemocrat
dc.subjectRepublican
dc.titleBlack Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2005
dc.typearticle
local.authorAffiliationAmer, Mildred L.: Congressional Research Service

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