Carol Moseley Braun becomes the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate

November 3

On November 3, 1992, Carol Moseley Braun made history as the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate. 

In 1992, Carol Moseley Braun made history as the first African American woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. She served as a U.S Senator from 1993-1999.

Carol Moseley Braun gained higher education from the University of Illinois and the University of Chicago. After gaining higher education, Braun started a career in public service and politics. Braun began her political career in Illinois, where she broke through color barriers along the way.


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