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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  • J. Kenneth Blackwell, Secretary of State of Ohio, former gubernatorial candidate
  • Michelle Bernard, journalist, author, columnist
  • Lynette Boggs, Las Vegas City Councilwoman, former Clark County, NV commissioner, former candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Peter Boulware, NFL linebacker and Republican candidate for the Florida House of Representatives, District 9.
  • Jennette Bradley, Treasurer of the State of Ohio
  • Randy Brock, State Auditor of Vermont, current State Senator of Vermont
  • Stephen Broden, conservative commentator, Life Always board member (a pro-life organization) and evangelical pastor, 2010 Congressional candidate
  • Edward Brooke, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, first African American elected by popular vote to the U.S. Senate
  • Janice Rogers Brown, a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Blanche Bruce, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, first African American to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate
  • William Owen Bush, former member of the Washington House of Representatives
  • Keith Butler, Republican national committeeman from Michigan, former councilman for Detroit, minister and former U.S. Senatorial candidate

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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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  • Lenny McAllister, political analyst, community activist, television and radio host, author, 2013 Congressional candidate
  • Angela McGlowan, political analyst, 2010 Congressional candidate
  • James Meredith, civil rights leader
  • Thomas Ezekiel Miller, U.S. Representative from South Carolina
  • Eric Motley, former Deputy Associate Director, Office of Presidential Personnel in Bush Administration
  • George Washington Murray, U.S. Representative from South Carolina
  • E. Frederic Morrow, first African-American to hold an executive position at the White House. He served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower as Administrative Officer for Special Projects from 1955 to 1961.

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Colin Powell, 65th Secretary of State

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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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  • William F. Yardley, anti-segregation advocate, first African American candidate for governor of Tennessee (1876)

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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.
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  6. ^ "Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California", Dr Carlos Salomon 2010
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