Every Black U.S. Senator Ever

Laphonza Butler was sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris during a ceremony earlier this week at the U.S. Capitol, making her the third-ever Black woman U.S. Senator and just the 12th Black person to serve in the U.S. Senate’s 234-year history. In honor of this special moment in time, check out our full list of every Black U.S. Senator Ever!

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Every Black U.S. Senator Ever


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    UPDATED: 11:00 p.m. ET, Dec. 6, 2022 Black history was made on Tuesday afternoon when the U.S. Senate got its newest member.

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