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

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black U.S. Senator since reconstruction". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5669, accessed 04 December 2016.]