Raphael G. Warnock (1969- ) [Children’s Edition]

This entry is for juvenile audiences. To see the full version of this entry, click here. Who are they: U.S. Senator Raphael G. Warnock was born July 23, 1969, in Savannah, Georgia. He had 11 brothers and sisters, and they lived in a housing project … Read MoreRaphael G. Warnock (1969- ) [Children’s Edition]

Edward Brooke, III (1919-2015)

Edward William Brooke III was the first African American to be elected by popular vote to the United States Senate.  Brooke, an African American, Protestant Republican, won elective office in the overwhelmingly white, Catholic, Democratic state of Massachusetts and emerged as a leader in the … Read MoreEdward Brooke, III (1919-2015)