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For the First Time in History, America Has More Than One Black Senator

BY RELEVANT CURRENT / POLITICS January 30, 2013

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has announced that William “Mo” Cowan will be filling Senator John Kerry’s shoes as an interim senator until a special election can be held. Cowan, who served as Gov. Patrick’s chief of staff, will be joining Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), another African-American, making this the first time in American history that two black senators have served simultaneously …