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Old 05-28-2010, 10:30 AM
 
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Put this in the category of things hidden from black people during black history month.

US Senate
Hiram Rhodes Revels (1822-1901); Republican – Mississippi; 1870-1871

US House
John Willis Menard (1838-1893); Republican - Louisiana; 1868
Joseph Rainey (1832-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1870-1879
Jefferson F. Long (1836-1901); Republican – Georgia; 1870-1871
Robert C. De Large (1842-1874); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1873
Robert B. Elliott (1842-1884); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1874
Benjamin S. Turner (1825-1894); Republican – Alabama; 1871-1873
Josiah T. Walls (1842-1905); Republican – Florida; 1871-1873, 1873-1875, 1875-1876

A complete list of blacks in Congress in the Reconstruction era is here.

Black Republicans in Congress during Reconstruction
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:36 AM
 
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Put this in the category of things hidden from black people during black history month.

US Senate
Hiram Rhodes Revels (1822-1901); Republican – Mississippi; 1870-1871

US House
John Willis Menard (1838-1893); Republican - Louisiana; 1868
Joseph Rainey (1832-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1870-1879
Jefferson F. Long (1836-1901); Republican – Georgia; 1870-1871
Robert C. De Large (1842-1874); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1873
Robert B. Elliott (1842-1884); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1874
Benjamin S. Turner (1825-1894); Republican – Alabama; 1871-1873
Josiah T. Walls (1842-1905); Republican – Florida; 1871-1873, 1873-1875, 1875-1876

A complete list of blacks in Congress in the Reconstruction era is here.

Black Republicans in Congress during Reconstruction
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:38 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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Put this in the category of things hidden from black people during black history month.

US Senate
Hiram Rhodes Revels (1822-1901); Republican – Mississippi; 1870-1871

US House
John Willis Menard (1838-1893); Republican - Louisiana; 1868
Joseph Rainey (1832-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1870-1879
Jefferson F. Long (1836-1901); Republican – Georgia; 1870-1871
Robert C. De Large (1842-1874); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1873
Robert B. Elliott (1842-1884); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1874
Benjamin S. Turner (1825-1894); Republican – Alabama; 1871-1873
Josiah T. Walls (1842-1905); Republican – Florida; 1871-1873, 1873-1875, 1875-1876

A complete list of blacks in Congress in the Reconstruction era is here.

Black Republicans in Congress during Reconstruction

How many black Republicans are in Congress currently?
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Wichita,Kansas
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But republicans are racist! There i beat the lefties to it
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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But republicans are racist! There i beat the lefties to it
Here's your chance..Prove the GOP isn't racist..

Show me the black Republicans that are in Congress right now..
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:43 AM
 
Location: Rational World Park
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I know most republicans have not yet realized this but its 2010 and black republicans in congress are extinct.
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:43 AM
 
Location: North America
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:46 AM
 
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Um, you do realize that most black people already know this?

~ButterBrownBiscuit~
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:47 AM
 
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Put this in the category of things hidden from black people during black history month.
Hidden? I've yet watch a single documentary or read a single book on Reconstruction that doesn't make this point patently obvious, including black historian, the late John Hope Franklin's Reconstruction after the Civil War, that doesn't make this point plainly obvious.
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:51 AM
 
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A complete list of blacks in Congress in the Reconstruction era is here.

Black Republicans in Congress during Reconstruction
What is your point?
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