First black U.S. Senator since reconstruction (16 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 8 November, Edward Brooke (D-NY) was elected as the first black U.S. Senator in 85 years.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black U.S. Senator since reconstruction". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 24 October 2016.]