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List of African-American Republicans

Houston A.P. Bassett (1857–1920), member of the Texas House of Representatives

Andrea Barthwell (b. 1953/1954), former Deputy Director for Demand Reduction at the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

J. Kenneth Blackwell (b. 1948), Secretary of State of Ohio, former gubernatorial candidate

Donald Blakey (b. 1936), member of the Delaware House of Representatives

Michelle Bernard (b. 1963), journalist, author, columnist

Lynette Boggs (b. 1963), Las Vegas City Councilwoman, former Clark County, NV commissioner, former candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives

Peter Boulware (b. 1974), NFL linebacker and Republican candidate for the Florida House of Representatives, District 9.

Jennette Bradley (b. 1952), Treasurer of the State of Ohio

Randy Brock (b. 1943), State Auditor of Vermont, current State Senator of Vermont

Stephen Broden (b. 1952), conservative commentator, Life Always board member (a pro-life organization) and evangelical pastor, 2010 Congressional candidate

Edward Brooke (1919–2015), U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, first African American elected by popular vote to the U.S. Senate

Cora Brown (1914–1972), first African-American female elected to a U.S. state senate

Janice Rogers Brown (b. 1949), a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals

Blanche Bruce (1841–1898), U.S. Senator from Mississippi, first African American to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate

C.L. Bryant (b. 1956), Baptist minister, radio & television host

Keith Butler (b. 1955/1956), Republican national committeeman from Michigan, former councilman for Detroit, minister and former U.S. Senatorial candidate

Archibald Carey, Jr. (1908–1981), appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as chair of his committee to reduce racial discrimination

Ward Connerly (b. 1939), political activist, businessman, and former University of California Regent