Noah Genatossio

Student Historian

Noah Genatossio is a recent graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.A. in political science and a minor in history. Noah lives in Seattle and works in the field of tax law & white collar criminal defense as a legal assistant.

While a student at the University of Washington, Noah interned with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Washington D.C., the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and worked on the Bill Bryant for Governor Campaign in Washington State. Noah began writing for Black Past as an undergraduate student and continues to write for Black Past with a focus on African American conservatives.

Candace Owens (1989- )

Candace Owens is a conservative political activist and media personality that serves as the Communication Director for Turning Point USA, a non-profit student organization that promotes conservative campus activities and speakers. Owens is also a Fox News contributor, blogger, and YouTuber. Having gained prominence from … Read MoreCandace Owens (1989- )

David A. Clark Jr. (1956– )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” David Alexander Clarke Jr. or Sheriff Clarke is the sixty-fourth sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. While originally appointed by Wisconsin Governor Scott McCallum in 2002 to fill a vacancy, Clarke has been re-elected four times (2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014). Clarke … Read MoreDavid A. Clark Jr. (1956– )

Laurence Allen Elder (1952– )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Laurence Allen Elder, known commonly as Larry Elder or the “Sage of South Central,” is an African American lawyer, conservative political columnist, and media personality. He is a libertarian-wing Republican and advocates for a variety of causes, spanning from domestic issues … Read MoreLaurence Allen Elder (1952– )

Will Hurd (1977– )

William Ballard Hurd, the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 23rd Congressional District, was the first African American Republican ever to be elected to congress from the state of Texas. Hurd assumed office on January 3, 2015, representing a district that spans a large portion of the … Read MoreWill Hurd (1977– )

Marc Veasey (1971– )

Marc Allison Veasey has served as the representative for the 33rd Congressional District of Texas since assuming that office on January 3, 2013. His district includes parts of Dallas County and Tarrant County. Congressman Veasey is a member of the Democratic Party and previously served … Read MoreMarc Veasey (1971– )

Brenda Lawrence (1954– )

Brenda L. Lawrence is a well-known and high-profile Democratic Party politician from Michigan who currently serves as the U.S. Representative for the state’s Fourteenth Congressional District. Before her election to Congress, Lawrence served as the mayor of Southfield, Michigan, from 2001 to 2015. She was … Read MoreBrenda Lawrence (1954– )

Bonnie Watson Coleman (1945– )

Bonnie Watson Coleman has served as the U.S. House of Representatives for New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District since January 3, 2015. The 12th District includes Princeton University and major parts of the Middlesex and Mercer Counties. Coleman is the first African American woman to represent … Read MoreBonnie Watson Coleman (1945– )

Reverend Joseph H. Jackson (1900–1990)

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Reverend Joseph Harrison Jackson was the pastor of Olivet Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois (1941–1990), the longest-serving president of the National Baptist Convention (1953-1982), and a leading conservative voice during the Civil Rights era. To this day, Rev. Jackson remains a … Read MoreReverend Joseph H. Jackson (1900–1990)