List of African-American Republicans

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First African American Senator and Representatives: Sen. Hiram Revels (R-MS), Rep. Benjamin S. Turner (R-AL), Robert DeLarge (R-SC), Josiah Walls (R-FL), Jefferson Long (R-GA), Joseph Rainey and Robert B. Elliott (R-SC), 1872

The following is a list of African-American Republicans, past and present. This list is limited to black Americans who have worked in a direct, professional capacity in politics.

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Edward Brooke was the first African American popularly elected to the U.S. Senate.

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Herman Cain

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Alan Keyes, 16th Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
  • Alan Keyes, member of the Republican party and nominee for the U.S. Senate
  • Alveda King, minister, political activist, author, niece of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Colin Powell, 65th Secretary of State

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== Gregory Rachal Member of Republican Executive Committee, Duval County Fl.

Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State

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Michael Steele, 64th Chairman of the Republican National Committee

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Clarence Thomas, Associate Supreme Court Justice

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Allen West, former Congressman from Florida's 22nd District

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  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Leading Authorities Speakers Ron Christie". Retrieved February 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ The African-American Electorate, 1st ed., by Walton, Hanes Jr., Donald R. Deskins, Jr., Sherman Puckett. Publisher: The Congressional Quarterly, USA. June 2012.
  4. ^ [2] [3] [4]
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  6. ^ "Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California", Dr Carlos Salomon 2010
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