African Americans in the 112th Congress

A list of the African-Americans currently serving in the 112th Congress. There are 41 black members in the House of Representatives and none in the Senate.


State House Senate
Alabama Terri Sewell (D)  
California Barbara Lee (D)
Maxine Waters (D)
Karen Bass  (D)
Laura Richardson  (D)
 
District of Columbia Eleanor Holmes Norton (D)1  
Florida Corrine Brown (D)
Alcee L. Hastings (D)
Allen West (R)
Frederica Wilson (D)
 
Georgia Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D)
John Lewis (D)
David Scott (D)
Henry "Hank" Johnson, Jr.  (D)
 
Illinois Danny K. Davis (D)
Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D)
Bobby L. Rush (D)
 
Indiana Andri Carson (D)  
Louisiana Cedric Richmond (D)  
Maryland Elijah E. Cummings (D)
Donna F. Edwards (D)
 
Michigan John Conyers, Jr. (D)  
Minnesota Keith Ellison (D)
 
Mississippi Bennie Thompson (D)  
Missouri William Lacy Clay, Jr. (D)
Emanuel Cleaver II (D)
 
New Jersey Donald M. Payne (D)  
New York Gregory W. Meeks (D)
Yvette D. Clarke (D)
Charles B. Rangel (D)
 
North Carolina G. K. Butterfield (D)
Melvin Watt (D)
 
Ohio Marcia L. Fudge (D)  
Pennsylvania Chaka Fattah (D)  
South Carolina James E. Clyburn (D)  
Texas Al Green (D)
Sheila Jackson Lee (D)
Eddie Bernice Johnson (D)
 
Virgin Islands Donna M. Christensen (D)1  
Virginia Robert C. Scott (D)  
Wisconsin Gwen Moore (D)  
1. Non-voting delegate.



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