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Edward W. Brooke
November 8, 1966
Edward W. Brooke (Republican, Massachusetts) elected to U.S. Senate and became the first Black senator since the Reconstruction era and the first Black senator elected by popular vote. Racial violence was reported in forty-three cities in 1966, with eleven killed, more than four hundred injured and three thousand arrested.
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