Who Will Be the Next Black Senator?

Roland Burris brought up a striking point with his farewell address to the U.S. Senate: He leaves behind a legislative body devoid of black representation. Are African Americans willing to support the next viable black candidate, even if that means voting across party lines?

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Outgoing Sen. Roland Burris (Brendan Smialowski/Getty)

Lenny McAllister is a syndicated political commentator and the host of the morning radio show Launching Chicago With Lenny McAllister on WVON, The Talk of Chicago 1690 AM. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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