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Black Americans in Congress - Member Profiles
Name Position Party State Membership
Ballance, Jr., Frank W. Representative Democrat North Carolina Former All Years,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Bishop, Jr., Sanford D. Representative Democrat Georgia Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Blackwell, Lucien Edward Representative Democrat Pennsylvania Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Brooke III, Edward William Senator Republican Massachusetts Former All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,
Brown, Corrine Representative Democrat Florida Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Bruce, Blanche Kelso Senator Republican Mississippi Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1880 - 1890,
Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,
Burris, Roland Senator Democrat Illinois Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Butterfield, G. K. Representative Democrat North Carolina Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Cain, Richard Harvey Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Carson, Julia May Representative Democrat Indiana Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Carson, André Representative Democrat Indiana Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Cheatham, Henry Plummer Representative Republican North Carolina Former All Years,1880 - 1890,1890 - 1900,
Chisholm, Shirley A. Representative Democrat New York Former All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,
Christensen, Donna M. Delegate Democrat Virgin Islands Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Clarke, Yvette Diane Representative Democrat New York Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Clay, Sr., William Lacy (Bill) Representative Democrat Missouri Former All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Clay, Jr., William L. Representative Democrat Missouri Current All Years,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Clayton, Eva M. Representative Democrat North Carolina Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Cleaver II, Emanuel Representative Democrat Missouri Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Clyburn, James E. Representative Democrat South Carolina Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Collins, George Washington Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,
Collins, Cardiss Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Collins, Barbara-Rose Representative Democrat Michigan Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Conyers, Jr., John Representative Democrat Michigan Current All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Crockett, Jr., George William Representative Democrat Michigan Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Cummings, Elijah E. Representative Democrat Maryland Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Davis, Artur Representative Democrat Alabama Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Davis, Danny K. Representative Democrat Illinois Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Dawson, William Levi Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1940 - 1950,1950 - 1960,1960 - 1970,1960 - 1970,1960 - 1970,
De Large, Robert Carlos Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
De Priest, Oscar Stanton Representative Republican Illinois Former All Years,1920 - 1930,1930 - 1940,
Dellums, Ronald V. Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Diggs, Jr., Charles Coles Representative Democrat Michigan Former All Years,1950 - 1960,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,
Dixon, Julian Carey Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Dymally, Mervyn Malcolm Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Edwards, Donna F. Representative Democrat Maryland Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Elliott, Robert Brown Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Ellison, Keith Representative Democrat Minnesota Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Espy, Alphonso Michael (Mike) Representative Democrat Mississippi Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Evans, Melvin Herbert Delegate Republican Virgin Islands Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,
Fattah, Chaka Representative Democrat Pennsylvania Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Fauntroy, Walter Edward Delegate Democrat District of Columbia Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Fields, Cleo Representative Democrat Louisiana Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Flake, Floyd Harold Representative Democrat New York Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Ford, Sr., Harold Eugene Representative Democrat Tennessee Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Ford, Jr., Harold Representative Democrat Tennessee Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Franks, Gary A. Representative Republican Connecticut Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Frazer, Victor O. Delegate Independent Virgin Islands Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Fudge, Marcia L. Representative Democrat Ohio Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Gray III, William Herbert Representative Democrat Pennsylvania Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Green, Al Representative Democrat Texas Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Hall, Katie Beatrice Representative Democrat Indiana Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,
Haralson, Jeremiah Representative Republican Alabama Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Hastings, Alcee Representative Democrat Florida Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Hawkins, Augustus Freeman (Gus) Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Hayes, Charles Arthur Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Hilliard, Earl Frederick Representative Democrat Alabama Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Hyman, John Adams Representative Republican North Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Jackson, Jr., Jesse Representative Democrat Illinois Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Jackson Lee, Sheila Representative Democrat Texas Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Jefferson, William J. Representative Democrat Louisiana Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Johnson, Eddie Bernice Representative Democrat Texas Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Johnson, Hank Representative Democrat Georgia Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Jones, Stephanie Tubbs Representative Democrat Ohio Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Jordan, Barbara Representative Democrat Texas Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,
Kilpatrick, Carolyn Cheeks Representative Democrat Michigan Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Langston, John Mercer Representative Republican Virginia Former All Years,1880 - 1890,1890 - 1900,
Lee, Barbara Representative Democrat California Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Leland, George Thomas (Mickey) Representative Democrat Texas Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,
Lewis, John Representative Democrat Georgia Current All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Long, Jefferson Franklin Representative Republican Georgia Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Lynch, John Roy Representative Republican Mississippi Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,All Years,1880 - 1890,1880 - 1890,
Majette, Denise L. Representative Democrat Georgia Former All Years,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
McKinney, Cynthia Ann Representative Democrat Georgia Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,All Years,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Meek, Carrie P. Representative Democrat Florida Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Meek, Kendrick B. Representative Democrat Florida Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Meeks, Gregory W. Representative Democrat New York Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Metcalfe, Ralph Harold Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,
Mfume, Kweisi Representative Democrat Maryland Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Millender-McDonald, Juanita Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Miller, Thomas Ezekiel Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1880 - 1890,1890 - 1900,
Mitchell, Arthur Wergs Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1930 - 1940,1940 - 1950,
Mitchell, Parren James Representative Democrat Maryland Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,
Moore, Gwendolynne S. (Gwen) Representative Democrat Wisconsin Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Moseley-Braun, Carol Senator Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Murray, George Washington Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1890 - 1900,1890 - 1900,All Years,1890 - 1900,1890 - 1900,
Nash, Charles Edmund Representative Republican Louisiana Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Nix, Sr., Robert Nelson Cornelius Representative Democrat Pennsylvania Former All Years,1950 - 1960,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,
Norton, Eleanor Holmes Delegate Democrat District of Columbia Current All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
O’Hara, James Edward Representative Republican North Carolina Former All Years,1880 - 1890,1880 - 1890,
Obama, Barack Senator Democrat Illinois Former All Years,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Owens, Major Robert Odell Representative Democrat New York Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Payne, Donald M. Representative Democrat New Jersey Current All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Powell, Jr., Adam Clayton Representative Democrat New York Former All Years,1940 - 1950,1950 - 1960,1960 - 1970,1960 - 1970,All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,
Rainey, Joseph Hayne Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Rangel, Charles B. Representative Democrat New York Current All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Ransier, Alonzo Jacob Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Rapier, James Thomas Representative Republican Alabama Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Revels, Hiram Rhodes Senator Republican Mississippi Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Reynolds, Mel Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Richardson, Laura Representative Democrat California Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Rush, Bobby L. Representative Democrat Illinois Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Savage, Gus Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Scott, David Representative Democrat Georgia Current All Years,2000 - Present,
Scott, Robert C. Representative Democrat Virginia Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Smalls, Robert Representative Republican South Carolina Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,All Years,1880 - 1890,1880 - 1890,All Years,1880 - 1890,1880 - 1890,
Stewart, Bennett McVey Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,
Stokes, Louis Representative Democrat Ohio Former All Years,1960 - 1970,1970 - 1980,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Thompson, Bennie Representative Democrat Mississippi Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Towns, Edolphus Representative Democrat New York Current All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Tucker III, Walter R. Representative Democrat California Former All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
Turner, Benjamin Sterling Representative Republican Alabama Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Waldon, Jr., Alton R. Representative Democrat New York Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,
Walls, Josiah Thomas Representative Republican Florida Former All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,All Years,1870 - 1880,1870 - 1880,
Washington, Harold Representative Democrat Illinois Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1980 - 1990,
Washington, Craig Anthony Representative Democrat Texas Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,
Waters, Maxine Representative Democrat California Current All Years,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Watson, Diane Edith Representative Democrat California Current All Years,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Watt, Melvin L. Representative Democrat North Carolina Current All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Watts, Jr., Julius Caesar (J. C.) Representative Republican Oklahoma Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,
Wheat, Alan Dupree Representative Democrat Missouri Former All Years,1980 - 1990,1990 - 2000,1990 - 2000,
White, George Henry Representative Republican North Carolina Former All Years,1890 - 1900,1900 - 1910,
Wynn, Albert R. Representative Democrat Maryland Former All Years,1990 - 2000,2000 - Present,2000 - Present,
Young, Jr., Andrew Jackson Representative Democrat Georgia Former All Years,1970 - 1980,1970 - 1980,