Louisiana State Senator First Black Republican Senator Since Reconstruction

Friday was a momentous day: Louisiana State Senator, Elbert Guillory, switched from the Democrat to Republican party.

Tami Jackson The Black Sphere 6/2/2013

Senator Guillory, of Opelousas, LA, is now the FIRST black Republican senator in Louisiana since Reconstruction (1865-1877)!

Mr. Guillory was originally a Republican, but switched to Democrat to run for office in […]

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