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Tue, 11.07.1972

The First Black Southern Congress Representatives Since Reconstruction Are Elected

Andrew Young (L)
Barbara Jordan (R)

On this date in 1972, Barbara Jordan and Andrew Young became the first Blacks from the American South elected to Congress since Reconstruction.
Jordan represented Houston, TX, and Young represented Atlanta, GA.

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