Thread: Life This Day in History
View Single Post
Old 03-04-2009, 02:26 PM   #207
Rain Man Rain Man is offline
Vote Ermine for UND's Mascot
 
Rain Man's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: In A World Few See
Casino cash: $27844
VARSITY
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amnorix View Post

1870. Hiram Rhodes Revels, Republican from Mississippi, becomes the first African-American member of Congress (Senate). As of 2009, he is one of only six African-Americans to have ever served in the Senate.

How does stuff like this happen? I'm used to reading about minorities and women being oppressed, but then you'll occasionally read about stuff like this or a woman governor in Wyoming or something, and it kind of muddies up the nice neat picture of the olden days being white men with whips beating on everyone else.
__________________
Have you done your part to make the Ermine the new mascot of UND? http://und.edu/nickname/
Posts: 80,410
Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.Rain Man is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote