GALLERY: Black Republicans Running for Congress

As the New York Times has noted, 2010 finds more than 30 African Americans running for Congress on the GOP ticket. That's more black Republicans vying for office since Reconstruction--and proof positive that President Obama has forever changed the face of politics. Let’s meet the candidates.

By: Jada F. Smith
Posted: May 12 2010 5:12 PM
The Root encourages respectful debate and dialogue in our commenting community. To improve the commenting experience for all our readers we will be experimenting with some new formats over the next few weeks. During this transition period the comments section will be unavailable to users.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support of The Root.

While we are experimenting, please feel free to leave feedback below about your past experiences commenting at The Root.