Afro History Today in Afro History ! Joseph H. Rainey becomes the first Afro American in The House of Representatives in 1870 ! written by Marc Alexander December 6, 2022 English: , member of the United States House of Representatives. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Joseph H. Rainey House, Georgetown, South Carolina. Photo likely taken by Cecil N. McKithan, National Park Service employee, in 1983. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Joseph Rainey. Library of Congress description: “Rainey, Hon. Joseph Hayne of S.C.”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! Joseph H. Rainey becomes the first Afro American in The House of Representatives in 1870 ! was last modified: December 6th, 2022 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Giannis Antetokounmpo ! Actress, K.D. Aubert ! Singer, Frankie Beverly ! Actor, Colin Salmon ! Actor, Noel Clarke ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Terrell Owens ! MLB player, Yasiel Puig ! Businessman, Reginald Lewis ! Singer, Lillie McCloud ! You may also like Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving Pens Emotional Kehlani... June 16, 2018 Former Isley Brother CHRIS JASPER brings back... July 4, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Marvin Gaye... April 2, 2023 Watch: Daredevil nails Evel Knievel’s three legendary... July 9, 2018 London police have banned a rap group... June 18, 2018 Source: Brown, 76ers agree to 3-year extension May 30, 2018 Dallas mayor reacts to shooting July 9, 2016 49ers WR Bolden banned four games for... June 1, 2018 A publicity-hunting rapper caused an hours-long traffic... June 28, 2018 Demi Lovato 911 call: Friends made special... July 27, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.