Are there any black congressmen/women besides Barack Obama?

If so, are they senators or just representatives?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Of course there are. Please check out the membership of the Congressional Black Caucus http://www.congressionalblackcaucus.net/ The current membership is as follows:

    Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.

    Rep. G.K. Butterfield

    Rep. Julia M. Carson

    Rep. Donna M. Christian-Christensen

    Rep. William L. Clay, Jr.

    Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II

    Rep. James E. Clyburn

    Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (founding member)

    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

    Rep. Artur Davis

    Rep. Chaka Fattah

    Rep. Harold E. Ford, Jr.

    Rep. Al Green

    Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

    Rep. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

    Rep. William J. Jefferson

    Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson

    Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones

    Rep. John Lewis

    Rep. Cynthia McKinney

    Rep. Kendrick Meek

    Rep. Gregory W. Meeks

    Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald

    Rep. Gwen Moore

    Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton

    Sen. Barack Obama

    Rep. Major R. Owens

    Rep. Donald M. Payne

    Rep. Charles B. Rangel (founding member)

    Rep. Bobby L. Rush

    Rep. David Scott

    Rep. Robert C. Scott

    Rep. Bennie G. Thompson

    Rep. Edolphus Towns

    Rep. Maxine Waters

    Rep. Diane E. Watson

    Rep. Melvin L. Watt

    Rep. Albert R. Wynn

  • Joy M
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Barack Obama is in the Senate, he is currently the only black Senator.

    In Congress there are 40 black members; John Conyers, Jr., Charles B. Rangel, Edolphus Towns, John Lewis, Donald M. Payne, William J. Jefferson, Maxine Waters, Sanford Bishop, Corinne Brown, Jim Clyburn, Alcee Hastings, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Bobby Rush, Robert C. Scott, Mel Watt, Albert Wynn, Bennie Thompson, Chaka Fattah, Sheila Jackson Lee, Jesse Jackson, Jr., Juanita Millender-McDonald, Elijah Cummings, Julia Carson, Danny K. Davis, Carolyn Cheeks Kirkpatrick, Gregory W. Meeks, Barbara Lee, Stephanie Tubbs Jones, William Lacy Clay, Jr., Diane Watson, Artur Davis, Kendrick Meek, David Scott, G.K. Butterfield, Emanuel Cleaver, Al Green, Gwen Moore, Yvette Clark, Keith Ellison, Hank Jackson. (The last three have just been elected for the next term).

  • 1 decade ago

    Representative John Conyers Jr. is a great guy. You can find out about all of them from the Congressional Black Caucus. (Websites listed below)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    William Jefferson, the black congressman who got caught taking a 100K dollar bribe, somehow got reelected.

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  • 1 decade ago

    several. However, he is the only black senator right now.

  • 1 decade ago

    Charlie Rangel! I love his voice, he always sounds like he just woke up... but he's excellent.

  • 1 decade ago

    You must not have a television. Can you read?

  • 1 decade ago

    Not many. If there were, we wouldn't think it was such a big deal. And it shouldn't be. Policies, not pigments please!

  • 1 decade ago

    well yeah.

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